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How to be a South African wine connoisseur

Su Birch
16 Jan 2019

Do you want to learn a bit more about wine this year to talk the talk in the tasting room?

Here are 20 facts every lover of South African wine should know. Armed with this checklist you’ll bluff anyone into believing you are an authority.

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Top adventure experiences in the South African winelands Silvermist W Zipline

Top adventure experiences in the South African winelands

Visit Winelands
08 Jan 2019

The South African winelands are not only home to some of the world’s finest vintages and award-winning estates, but also incredible adventure experiences. From mountain biking to quad biking, zip-lining to trail running and sky diving to abseiling, for those seeking adrenaline-fueled adventures, those brave souls willing to tackle the extreme, you will get your fix in the winelands.

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The philosophy of 'giving back' is woven into the fabric of SA Wine Bidder At The Auction Cwa Trust

The philosophy of 'giving back' is woven into the fabric of SA Wine

Maryke Roberts
17 Dec 2018

South African wines are lauded globally for their outstanding quality and distinctive character. Remarkably, they not only taste good, but make a significant contribution to the economy and provide thousands of jobs.

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Coastal Regions: Best beaches and surf in the Winelands Coast Photo Credit Jacques Marias 2

Coastal Regions: Best beaches and surf in the Winelands

Visit Winelands
13 Dec 2018

South Africa is famous for its long coastal stretches and world class vineyards. Pristine white-sand beaches, epic surf spots and row-upon-row of vineyards are all calling cards for the country, and visitors come in the thousands, drawn by the vast diversity of varietals and the endless stretches of coastline. The only question is which do you do first? Sample an award-winning vintage or soak up the sun on a Blue Flag beach? The good news is that you can do both with a number of the country’s winelands within a stone’s throw of the beach.

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Wineland chefs shine at the top of the Eat Out restaurant list

Clifford Roberts
28 Nov 2018

The country's best restaurant rated by Eat Out is located on a wine farm. When coupled with the prominence of local wines, the achievement again re-affirms the excellence inherent in South Africa's culinary landscape. In fact, wineland venues in the final Top 10 dominated in the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards this year.

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Wineland eateries dominate Eat Out guide's roll of honour Waterkloof

Wineland eateries dominate Eat Out guide's roll of honour

Clifford Roberts
19 Nov 2018

The Cape winelands are home to not only leading wine farms, but some of the country's best restaurants too, a fact highlighted once again with the announcement this week of winners in the annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards.

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Sip SA’s award-winning wines in our best wine bars Stellenbosch Vibrant Wine Bar Social Scene Brampton

Sip SA’s award-winning wines in our best wine bars

Maryke Roberts
15 Nov 2018

When you cannot visit the magical wine farms of the Cape Winelands, do not despair: South Africa’s innovative wine bars creates wonderful settings to enjoy the fruit of the grape in a stylish fashion.

Whether you want to sit with your feet in the sand overlooking the ocean or sip ice cold MCC in the heart of Stellenbosch or even have dinner in a wine cellar with a glass ceiling in Umhlanga, there is something for everyone.

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Big 6 experiences in and around the South African Winelands Plett Game Reserve Elephant

Big 6 experiences in and around the South African Winelands

Visit Winelands
12 Nov 2018

There are many things that South Africa can boast about, but arguably, there are two things that sit on top of that impressively large list of bragging rights: wine and safari. Few other destination can match up in terms of diversity and quality, so why not combine them? Next time you visit the SA winelands, be sure to pair the world class vintages with the might and beauty of the Big 6 and more.

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My Wine Story: Nkululeko Mkhwanazi Nkulu 1

My Wine Story: Nkululeko Mkhwanazi

Marvin
02 Nov 2018

We interview Nkululeko Mkhwanazi, brand ambassador in his home town of Johannesburg and Kwa-Zulu Natal for a number of wine brands - a job that has earned him the moniker of 'Durban's Minister of Wine' - on how his wine story started.

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10 Exciting Event Experiences in the Winelands Creation Wines Social

10 Exciting Event Experiences in the Winelands

Leani Jansen van Vuuren
01 Nov 2018

It’s that time again. Another year has passed and you have to organise a special event to celebrate your company’s achievements or incentivise team members. Perhaps you have to organise someone’s birthday, your anniversary, a team building or actually any fun occasion for that matter.

The South African winelands offers incredible experiences that will ensure that you host an occasion that is unique, memorable and in a postcard-pretty setting, ensuring that perfect #selfie. 

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Local is lekker! Traditional South African Food Malay Koeksisters No Type

Local is lekker! Traditional South African Food

Visit Winelands
31 Oct 2018

What do South Africans think of as their traditional food? Here are some dishes to look out for. They are cooked in our homes, in country restaurants, and sold at farmstalls. To our delight, our fine dining restaurants are beginning to re-invent them, deconstruct them, and generally create magic around them.

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Africa's Black Cellar Club to host "BLACC Fest X Langa" Blacc

Africa's Black Cellar Club to host "BLACC Fest X Langa"

Visit Winelands
15 Oct 2018

The Black Cellar Club (BLACC) is to host its first premium wine and spirits festival in November.

South Africa’s first township, Langa, was chosen for the historic occasion and the Guga s’Thebe Arts & Culture Centre, making for the ideal address.

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