Newsletter June 2012

I love winter, and how true is the quote from William Blake, the famous English poet: In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. We are almost ready to start enjoying the fruits of our harvest and the wines from the 2012 vintage are looking fantastic. We will keep you updated of all […]

Newsletter October 2012

The best of the blends Thank you to all the wine clubs who supported the 29th annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition. It was a fierce battle of the blends, but ultimately The WWIWWEW Wine Club from Gauteng walked away with glory when they were announced the winners, beating 76 other blends! Ironically the acronym of their […]

Newsletter September 2012

Spring fever… From the 3rd of September we will be welcoming you for lunch 7 days a week, a sure sign that spring has sprung!  Not only are we welcoming a new season, we are also introducing our new chef’s cutting edge menu.   Chris’s menu offers something for everyone.  Try the roast butternut salad […]

Newsletter August 2012

Every morning the sun lifts her head slightly earlier, a sign that the seasons are changing. We have some great things in store here at Blaauwklippen to keep you occupied until Mother Nature welcomes spring!   Sweet luxuries Join us for the ultimate chocolate paring, giving you the chance to sample some of our most […]

Newsletter July 2012

Brrrrandy! We are in the middle of another gripping Cape Winter and my favourite way to stay warm is sipping on our new release 10 year old Potstilled Brandy, no more brrrr after tasting this little number and that is a Rolf Zeitvogel guarantee!   The Brandy was made from Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin […]

A new treat at Blaauwklippen – High Tea with a “twist”

Now you can enjoy a sumptuous High Tea with a “twist” at one of South Africa’s oldest wine estates. Blaauwklippen, situated on the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West recently added High Tea as part of their list of attractions. Spend time with friends, family and loved ones with a selection of delicious afternoon tea […]

Gauteng Wine Club Trumps Top Blends in International Wine Competition

The WWIWWEW Wine Club from Gauteng walked away with glory when they were announced the winners of the 29th annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition, beating 76 other blends! This unique competition is the only wine contest in South Africa where amateur wine clubs are given the opportunity to submit their own blends for judging by a […]