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Maastricht Wines | Durbanville Wines

Durbanville wine farms offer some of the best views of Table Mountain available, an excellent backdrop for tasting some top quality wines. Situated in the Durbanville area is where you would find Maastricht Wines. The clay-rich soils around Tygerberg collects water during the cold and wet winters in Cape Town. Maastricht is located close to […]

Olifantsberg Family Vineyards | Elegance in a glass

Olifantsberg Family Vineyards is situated in the Breedekloof Wine Valley overlooking the Brandwacht Mountain Range. It is just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town and home to many award-winning wines. Olifantsberg is producing wines that reflect their unique location by focussing on hands-on viticulture that yields grapes that demand as little as possible intervention […]

Recipes | Enjoy the Lighthearted Taste of Summer!

Living a more mindful and conscious life doesn’t have to mean going without or imposing restrictions, and the Lighthearted range is testament to this. These wines were designed with enjoyment in mind, but what to pair with these delicate, easy-drinking tipples? Lean into the fresh flavours by serving these with light dishes that are full […]

Journey’s End Vineyards Honoured With A Pinnacle 5-Star Rating In The 2021 Platter’s South African Wine Guide

For Their Cape Doctor 2015 Bordeaux-Style Blend Journey’s End, the boutique winery and vineyard, owned by the Gabb family, and situated on the mountain slopes above Sir Lowry’s Pass Village in the Helderberg basin, are overjoyed that their Cape Doctor 2015 Bordeaux-style blend has been honoured with a pinnacle 5-star rating in the 2021 Platter’s […]

Perdeberg’s latest Lighthearted range leads the way this summer with new low alcohol offering

One of the biggest trends the food and drinks industry has seen grow over the past year is that of the market exploring low-alcohol drinks. Whether you’re fully ‘sober curious’, or just looking for a lighter alternative to your regular tipple, respected winery Perdeberg’s newest Lighthearted range is what you should be drinking this summer. […]


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