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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.
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.
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