Blaauwklippen Brings Signature Zinfandel Wine into New Gin Range

Blaauwklippen heritage estate in Stellenbosch is launching a unique twist on craft gin with South Africa’s first Zinfandel-infused gin – the alluring bright crimson Zin Gin.   Celebrating their pioneering role as the first to grow and produce Zinfandel wines in South Africa, Blaauwklippen Zin Gin leads a brand-new range of three handcrafted, small-batch-distilled gins […]

Candy floss and Wine pairing

As one of the oldest winefarms in Stellenbosch and the Cape Winelands alike, Blaauwklippen Vineyards is known for, and well-versed, in the art of creating unique and creative wine pairings – our latest Candy floss and Wine pairing offer did not disappoint! After much deliberation and tasting by our resident Chef and our Winemaker; this […]

The Proudly South African Tasting

With the winter season coming to an end, it’s time for a change of pace and a change of flavour. South Africa is a land of diverse cultures, but one thing is certain – we all love a good piece of biltong. With the many variations of this magnificent snack, it’s almost impossible to find […]

Why it’s OK to go wine tasting with your kids

Let’s start this off with one clear thing – we are not promoting unsafe drinking and driving with your children in the car, nor are we promoting underage drinking. Now to the good stuff! Cape Town is known for its vast variety of wine farms and different wine valley routes; Durbanville, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek to […]

German Wine Club Battles It Out For Winning Blend

Rindchen’s Weinkontor-Team, Hamburg-Uhlenhorst-Germany, outsmarted 93 other wine clubs to be crowned winner of the annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition, one of the oldest wine competitions in South Africa. This is the first time ever in the history of this competition that an international wine club has won the competition with a first time entry, making this […]

Blaauwklippen celebrates 333rd birthday with a Diva

Blaauwklippen is Zinfandel”, says cellarmaster Rolf Zeitvogel at the release of what is believed to be South Africa’s only Zinfandel based MCC sparkling wine. The ‘Diva’ is Blaauwklippen’s birthday present to mark their 333rd birthday this year and their tenth product based on Zinfandel. It is also their very first MCC. Why is it called […]

Zinfandel Tasting 12 March 14

BLAAUWKLIPPEN’S ZINFANDEL JOURNEY Blaauwklippen Vineyards in Stellenbosch has a rich and colourful Zinfandel history and is widely regarded as the South-African market leader when it comes to the production of this grape varietal that enjoys immense popularity in the USA as well as Eurpoe under the name Primitivo. Blaauwklippen was the first South African winery […]

Zinfully Zumptuous Zinfandels

It is difficult not to admire the passion with which Rolf Zeitvogel approaches the business of making zinfandel. To see the full article click here

South African Zinfandel versus the Zinfandels of Australia

The 6th annual Blaauwklippen International Zinfandel tasting took place at the Raddison Blu Hotel in Cape Town not to long ago and this year cellar master, Rolf Zeitvogel compared Australian Zinfandel examples to that of Blaauwklippen.   To see the full article click here

Zinfandel Tasting

Blaauwklippen is widely regarded as the South-African market leader when it comes to the production of Zinfandel, a grape varietal that enjoys immense popularity in the USA.   The 6th annual Blaauwklippen International Zinfandel tasting took place at the Raddison Blu Hotel in Cape Town on Thursday 7 March 2013. Media and wine trade were […]