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Darling Cellars 2021 Harvest Report

Darling Cellars 2021 Harvest Report

“Late, but promising” is a good summary of Harvest 2021. According to Pieter-Niël Rossouw, cellarmaster at Darling Cellars, harvesting began about 3 weeks later than the previous five years.
Introducing the Darling Cellars 2L Bag in Box

Introducing the Darling Cellars 2L Bag in Box

Darling Cellars is now offering their award-winning Reserve Bushvine Sauvignon Blanc in a convenient new 2L slim box.
Low/No-Alcohol Wine: So Much More Than Grape Juice

Low/No-Alcohol Wine: So Much More Than Grape Juice

Following several months of on-again-off-again bans on the sale and distribution of alcohol, due to coronavirus lockdown measures, many South African wine-lovers have found themselves having no choice but to explore alcohol-free, de-alcoholised and non-alcoholic alternatives to their favourite tipple.
Awards season at Darling Cellars - Veritas Awards and Platters Wine Guide

Awards season at Darling Cellars - Veritas Awards and Platters Wine Guide

Darling Cellars made hearts beat faster when the results of the recent Veritas competition were announced. With two double golds and one gold medal, Darling Cellars has once again proved that this wine cellar on the West Coast needs to be recognised.
Veritas Awards 2020

Veritas Awards 2020

Excellent Veritas results concludes challenging wine year on a high!
30 Best Vegan-friendly Wines From Around The World

30 Best Vegan-friendly Wines From Around The World

It’s World Vegan Month, and with the ever-increasing take-up of veganism, more and more wine drinkers want confirmation that their bottle is as vegan-friendly as their plant-based cheese or tofu-burger. Fortunately, take a look at the wine aisles of almost any major wine or grocery retailer, and the chances are they’ll be able to pinpoint whether a wine is vegan or not. But what does this really m
CellarDirect turns 1! and already launched 52 shops

CellarDirect turns 1! and already launched 52 shops

Most wineries require a Direct to Consumer (DTC) platform which is both simple and effective. CellarDirect ticks both those boxes
Darling Cellar's newly launched Winemaker’s Selection Bukettraube is now available

Darling Cellar's newly launched Winemaker’s Selection Bukettraube is now available

The Winemaker’s Selection range has been created to host some standalone premium wines that showcase the diversity of Darling Cellars as well as the Darling region. Only wines that receive the stamp of perfection from the cellarmaster, will be found in this range. The Winemaker’s Selection Bukettraube has recently been launched and finds itself a special place in this range.
Darling Cellars taking top honours in recent wine competitions.

Darling Cellars taking top honours in recent wine competitions.

The Darling Cellars Chocoholic 2018 was recently awarded a gold medal with 95 points at the International Wine & Spirit Competition(IWSC). The Darling Cellars team is extremely proud as only 12 wines from South Africa received 95 or more points.
A Ruby Cabernet crowned as SA’s best young wine

A Ruby Cabernet crowned as SA’s best young wine

A wooded Ruby Cabernet from Badsberg in the Breedekloof near Worcester, clinched the coveted General Smuts Trophy as overall SA Champion Young Wine for 2020, after also being crowned as the best entry in the category Other Red Cultivar at this year’s SA Young Wine Show.
Top 20 finalists for 2020 Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10

Top 20 finalists for 2020 Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10

Sauvignon Blanc South Africa is pleased to announce the top 20 contenders in the 2020 Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 Competition, South Africa's only competition exclusively devoted to Sauvignon Blanc. A total of 96 producers submitted 149 wines for this year’s competition, held under the auspices of Sauvignon Blanc SA, with the support of FNB.
Yes, we are open! Our team is ready and waiting to receive you for wine tastings and wine sales.

Yes, we are open! Our team is ready and waiting to receive you for wine tastings and wine sales.

What a delight to see the flowers of spring stick their heads out here in Darling. Take the day off to drive to Darling and experience the beautiful flowers.
YEAR ZERO: A Lockdown Tasting Of Alcohol-Free Wine

YEAR ZERO: A Lockdown Tasting Of Alcohol-Free Wine

Sales of light, low alcohol and alcohol-free beer and wines are booming worldwide. Graham Howe comments on the trend to zero alcohol in South Africa’s puritanical era of prohibition.
Darling Cellars is synonymous with quality wines at competitive prices.

Darling Cellars is synonymous with quality wines at competitive prices.

Our comprehensive range of wine offers something for everyone! At Darling Cellars investment continues in the winery and cellar with some of the most modern and up to date winemaking equipment in our industry today.
National Wine Challenge Double Gold Awards 2020

National Wine Challenge Double Gold Awards 2020

Our congratulations go to all cellar teams and winemakers whose wine entries cracked the judges nods in this year’s NWC. These Double Gold awards are a most significant commendation.
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.
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