As a first glimpse of the 2017 vintage, the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective is proud to announce the dates of the 2017 Vintage Preview to be held at the historic Lanzerac Estate in Stellenbosch on the 19th and 20th of October 2018. Stellenbosch will be pouring 30 of its fine 2017 Cabernet Sauvignons at this exclusive weekend event. The event will take the form of a walk around [...]
We are the producers through whom the legacy of our ancestors lives on. We are the story tellers, the curators of Earth’s expression. We are the custodians of the oldest soils known to man. We are innovative craftsman, artists of oenology and masters of agronomy. We are Stellenbosch Cabernet. The region of Stellenbosch has long been at the forefront of producing world-class Cabernet Sauvignons with a distinctive [...]
Are you ready for an entertaining Saturday in the Franschhoek Wine Valley for the whole family? Unwind in style at the annual Paserene Open Day, hosted at the Paserene tasting lounge, the newest addition to the Franschhoek Wine Route on the 17th November. Festival goers can expect live music from the acoustic band, Mack and Miller, Paserene and Shiner wines for tasting and sale throughout the day, [...]
From a background in wine marketing and sales, Caroline van Schalkwyk identified a gap in the market and founded CVS Communications in 2018. The core focus for the business is on bridging the gap between the media, consumers and the trade, which Caroline believes all link together. “A specialized approach is needed for the wine industry, one which covers all the elements of the PR and sales [...]
The UCOOK duck and I – Best friends! Another glug of Christmas has come and gone, and another round of New Year… and here we are firmly rooted in 2018, and ready for the year’s roll out to commence. What will it bring, how will we action our resolutions, and are we ready? I feel like I need to look back in order to look [...]
I always fancy the idea of a long Sunday lunch, especially when the invitation comes in the form of a get together with good friends at the most glorious R&V Estate in Stellenbosch. My husband officially declared some time ago that this place, “Makes the best steak on earth”, and in our attempts to constantly recreate this exact same steak at home on a regular basis, I [...]
GB has been eagerly addressing the perfect glass to serve their bubblies, and we all agreed that the old flute glass has had its time- the bubbles were aggressive on the tongue and the wine tasted more acidic with less fruit. [...]
Caroline, the marketing manager for Steenberg Vineyards, is interviewed by Karen Keys from SAfm.