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Direct to Consumer wine orders well over R1m for May

Direct to Consumer wine orders well over R1m for May

wine.co.za has being bringing up new DTC online stores at an unbelievable pace in the last two months - and those stores have been taking orders at an unprecedented rate. wine.co.za has been working hard for 24 years, building a solid systems foundation and are delighted to be able to cope with the massive influx of online orders.
COVID19: Preventative Measures - Darling Cellars

COVID19: Preventative Measures - Darling Cellars

This past weekend's announcement of drastic steps by the Government to curb the spread of the virus has urged us to act accordingly.
Winery closures in response to Covid-19

Winery closures in response to Covid-19

Announcements of the temporary closure of the hospitality sectors of certain wine farms have been streaming in since Monday, following the news that several wineries have had exposure to members of a tour group who have since tested positive for Covid-19. As wineries depend on tourism, it is important not to spread panic and keep an eye on the affected farms' social media pages for accurate info.
Darling Cellars Crush Day 2020

Darling Cellars Crush Day 2020

We are sorry to inform you that the Darling Cellars Crush Day will not take place this year, due to renovations and new extensions taking place at Darling Cellars.
The DC De-alcoholised Range: White, Red and Rosé.

The DC De-alcoholised Range: White, Red and Rosé.

The de-alcoholised wines are different from other “wine alternatives”, such as alcohol-free wine or light wine in that it starts out as wine produced as any other “normal” wine, and then the alcohol is extracted by using clever technology that preserves the wine-origins best.
Taste 2019's Top 10 Chenins at Celebrate Chenin Fest!

Taste 2019's Top 10 Chenins at Celebrate Chenin Fest!

A rare opportunity to taste the 2019 Standard Bank Top 10 Challenge Chenin Blanc’s forms part of the experience at the first “Celebrate Chenin Festival” which takes place at Perdeberg Wines.
Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/20 Results

Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/20 Results

Year five brings fantastic winners. The ‘best value’ competitions launches a thrilling set of winning results: Putting consumers first!
Double Gold for Darling Cellars at the Rosé Rocks competition

Double Gold for Darling Cellars at the Rosé Rocks competition

This year Darling Cellars rocked at the Rosé Rocks competition when both wines entered scooped up a double gold medal each!
MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2019

MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2019

Best wines of the MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting 2019 .
Rosé Rocks - 2019 Results announced

Rosé Rocks - 2019 Results announced

Announcing the 2019 Rosé Rocks winners:
A Sauvignon Blanc crowned as best SA young wine

A Sauvignon Blanc crowned as best SA young wine

An un-wooded Sauvignon Blanc from Flagstone Wine Cellar in Somerset-West clinched the coveted General Smuts Trophy as overall SA Champion Young Wine for 2019, after also being crowned as the best entry in the Sauvignon Blanc category at this year’s SA Young Wine Show.
Get set for a Shiraz spectacular: 7 days of sublime food and wine

Get set for a Shiraz spectacular: 7 days of sublime food and wine

A full week of outstanding food paired with some of the country's best Shiraz wines awaits in this year's exciting Seven Days of Shiraz and Venison. The programme for this annual winter festival has been unveiled and reflects another top-class showcase for the quality of South African Shiraz and its versatility as a food wine.
#wineforgood: Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

#wineforgood: Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

While it may seem small, the ripple effects of small things is extraordinary. Many wine farms are making changes in their communities with small annual events organised to raise funds to support the causes they believe in.
Darling Cellars has just finished harvesting the 2019 grapes!

Darling Cellars has just finished harvesting the 2019 grapes!

This is what cellar master Pieter- Niel Rossouw has to say about the harvest: “Our harvest started about a week later than last year. Some young Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc vines with low yields were harvested first. During the ripening stage and the first two weeks of harvest, the conditions were almost perfect."
Finding the Harvest Fun

Finding the Harvest Fun

There's no end to the magic of the wine industry. Not only do have we get great wines to enjoy from our producers but they also make us part of the harvesting process. Find your fun in the winelands this harvest season with these great events...
Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Wine for your valentine

Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Wine for your valentine

One rosé wine set to be the darling of this summer’s holiday season is the Pyjama Bush 2018 from Darling Cellars.
Winter Rainfall and Cool Early Summer has Darling Expecting Great things from 2019

Winter Rainfall and Cool Early Summer has Darling Expecting Great things from 2019

With the Cape winelands’ four years drought having been broken by welcoming rainfall through winter and spring this year, Darling Cellars on the Cape West Coast is anticipating an improved harvest for 2019.
Darling Cellars Lime Kilns Burns Bright in Winemag Report

Darling Cellars Lime Kilns Burns Bright in Winemag Report

The vibrant Lime Kilns 2017 wine, a label in Darling Cellars’ Heritage Collection, was one of the top performers in the 2018 Cape White Blend Report held annually by Winemag. The Lime Kilns 2017, a blend of Chenin Blanc (81%), Viognier (16%) and Chardonnay (3%), scored 91pts in this competition for white wine blends comprising a minimum of 15% but not more than 85% Chenin Blanc.
A small but important category for South Africa:  Winemag releases the third annual Cape White Blend Report 2018

A small but important category for South Africa: Winemag releases the third annual Cape White Blend Report 2018

Winemag.co.za released the third annual Cape White Blend Report – in order to be eligible, wines had to contain a significant Chenin Blanc component, specifically more than 15% and less than 85%.
The Gustus Bukettraube: Unique Expression of a Rare White Grape

The Gustus Bukettraube: Unique Expression of a Rare White Grape

With only seventy hectares of Bukettraube vineyards left in the world, South Africa has the majority of these plantings, coming in at 50 hectares.
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