Contemporary New Look for Blaauwklippen’s Pioneering Zinfandel

HISTORIC Stellenbosch wine estate Blaauwklippen has unveiled stylish new labels for their signature Zinfandel red and white wines, honouring the estate’s 337-year heritage and pioneering role in bringing Zinfandel to South Africa, along with a contemporary flair that signals their future vision. The new labels reflect the revitalisation underway at Blaauwklippen, one of the original […]

Quo Vadis, Zinfandel?

‘Why isn’t Zinfandel more widely grown in South Africa?’ I’m sitting in the tasting room at Blaauwklippen Vineyards just outside Stellenbosch, with estate GM and cellarmaster Rolf Zeitvogel, as he talks about his journey with this capricious niche varietal, so little known in South Africa. He pauses, deep in thought. Then he answers my question […]