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Fine Brandy Fusion 2015 dates announced

18 March 2015

Fine Brandy Fusion Johannesburg, premier annual showcase of South Africa’s brandies, takes place this year at the Sandton Convention Centre on June 4 and 5, affording the opportunity to rub shoulders with celebrities, learn from brandy masters and taste their world-class creations. ... More»

 

Breedekloof BEE venture celebrates first harvest

17 March 2015

Breedekloof farm Fynbos, a black economic empowerment (BEE) venture involving the Lategan family and Bergsig Wine Estate employees, has harvested its first pinotage and chenin blanc grapes – a proud moment for all involved. ... More»

 
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Fine Brandy Fusion 2015, premier annual showcase of South Africa’s brandies, takes place this year on 4 and 5 June at the Sandton Convention Centre, and you could be there courtesy of the SA Brandy Foundation and Platter's Guide. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for details of a ticket giveaway starting on 1 May 2015.

Winery of the Week: Glenelly Estate: Repeated South African success in winning the Pichon Lalande Trophy at the International Wine & Spirit Competition was an initial attraction for Madame May-Eliane de Lencquesaing, then owner of that Bordeaux classed growth, to invest in the Cape. After she bought Glenelly on Stellenbosch's Simonsberg, a redevelopment of the old fruit farm to vineyards was undertaken and a cellar built. All her projects have been carried out along environmentally friendly lines, and the local community and social development, particularly of Glenelly's employees, have been ongoing focuses.

Glenelly Estate Grand Vin de Glenelly range Chardonnay 2013

Category: Chardonnay wooded  |  sub-category: Chardonnay wooded

Delicate yet convincing 2013. Natural ferment in 500L oak with only partial malolactic fermentation provide polish, harmony & freshness to the lively citrus fruit, oatmeal, lees underpin. A charmer! Wine tasted by Angela Lloyd More »

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Taste of Cape Town

Friday 10 - Sunday 12 April, Cape Town

Cape Town's latest, greatest and hottest restaurants plus a wide range of boutique exhibitors, artisan producers, premium drink brands and award-winning wineries will provide a bounty of the country’s finest food and drink in the spacious al fresco setting of Green Point Cricket Club. More »

Inaugural Biltong & Pinotage Festival

Saturday 18 April, Stellenbosch

Two of South Africa’s best-loved delicacies will be on offer at L’Avenir Wine Estate just outside Stellenbosch during the family-friendly Biltong & Pinotage Festival presented by Joubert & Monty Famous Biltong. More »

 
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