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The ‘State of SA Wine’

The ‘State of SA Wine’

The Wine Village team was delighted with the turnout at a tasting at the Class Room on 21st June. The venue was filled with winemakers, wine personalities, journalists and enthusiasts. Tim Atkin introduced a number of South Africa’s wines and a token of appreciation...
Hemel-en-Aarde  – A Brief History

Hemel-en-Aarde – A Brief History

“Rightly it has got its name because so high are the hills which closely embrace the valley all round, that they seem to touch the sky and you cannot see anything but heaven and earth” Brother Schmidt, 1899 1. Ancient geology 4.4 to 3.8 billion years ago...
Taste some of the best Gin & Brandy in the land

Taste some of the best Gin & Brandy in the land

Gin Revolution Join us on a unique exploration of South Africa’s world class Gin. We will lead the way and delve into the secrets of some of our most famous Gin. Taste some of the 40 world’s best and learn to enjoy the revolution of inner flavours and how to enjoy Gin...
Ernie Els Wine Evening

Ernie Els Wine Evening

In a tranquil setting, guided by a narrow timber walkway over a dark water pond, past two massive granite boulders that enforces a sense of humbleness, I suddenly realised that this was going to be an impressive evening. Wine Village was very privileged to be invited...
Go wild…it’s Sauvignon Blanc Day!

Go wild…it’s Sauvignon Blanc Day!

Wine lovers all over the world are celebrating what is probably the most popular wine today. Sauvignon Blanc translates to ‘Wild White’ or ‘Savage White’ because the grapes originally grew wild in the Loire Valley and Bordeaux in the southwest of France until they...
Navigating the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Route

Navigating the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Route

We’re delighted to see this excellent guide to navigating the Hemel-en-Aarde wine route featured on the Cape Grace blog by Tara Dange. “Fancy a splash of world acclaimed Pinot Noir? Or perhaps a refined Chardonnay? Whichever your choice, you can do no...
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