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One million wine views: a record-breaking figure

One million wine views: a record-breaking figure

For the last two consecutive months, the wine fact sheets on wine.co.za have been viewed over a million times per month.
Meerlust shares vintage update and wine offers for autumn 2024

Meerlust shares vintage update and wine offers for autumn 2024

Here's to sipping, savouring, and making the most of these great Meerlust vintages during the upcoming winter months. Cheers!
2023 wine.co.za festive gift guide: The best gifts for wine lovers this Christmas

2023 wine.co.za festive gift guide: The best gifts for wine lovers this Christmas

Shopping for a wine lover? Here's our selection of the best Christmas gifts for wine lovers that the Cape Winelands has to offer.
Our favourite winter wines

Our favourite winter wines

Is it just us, or does winter 2023 feel like the coldest one yet? Stock up and warm up with some of our favourite winter reds and sticky wines.
Better together

Better together

Like Bordeaux’s Château Margaux, South Africa has blends, like Rubicon and Paul Sauer, whose single names say all that needs be said.
The Meerlust Red 2020 is here

The Meerlust Red 2020 is here

Starting with the 2020 vintage, Meerlust Estate is now including the Meerlust Red as a permanent fixture in their range.
Lots to bid for at this year’s Cape Wine Auction

Lots to bid for at this year’s Cape Wine Auction

One of the world’s most renowned charity wine auctions, The Cape Wine Auction, is taking place on 18 February at Hazendal Wine Estate.
9 Lesser-known wine regions you should visit around the world

9 Lesser-known wine regions you should visit around the world

There are so many wine-growing regions around the world that it’s hard to keep track of them all.
Compagniesdrift Albertus pays tribute to mentors

Compagniesdrift Albertus pays tribute to mentors

Compagniesdrift is tasting sweet success with their new release natural sweet wine, the Compagniesdrift Albertus.
South Africa’s iconic Cape Bordeaux blend brand Meerlust Estate releases their 2018 Rubicon

South Africa’s iconic Cape Bordeaux blend brand Meerlust Estate releases their 2018 Rubicon

In November 2019, winemaker Wim Truter joined Meerlust, taking over from Chris Williams to become only the third winemaker to take the reins at this historic estate.
First-of-a-kind wine emporium dedicated to wines of Stellenbosch

First-of-a-kind wine emporium dedicated to wines of Stellenbosch

The Simon Wine Emporium is dedicated exclusively to labels that are Wine of Origin Stellenbosch.
Africa's first Strauss & Co fine wine NFT auction with SA's leading producers achieves R3.47 million in sales

Africa's first Strauss & Co fine wine NFT auction with SA's leading producers achieves R3.47 million in sales

Strauss & Co envisage a future where collectors can hold an entire portfolio of wines from across the world in their crypto wallets.
Strauss & Co launches Africa’s first NFT auction with SA’s leading fine wine producers

Strauss & Co launches Africa’s first NFT auction with SA’s leading fine wine producers

Strauss & Co has partnered with five South African wine producers to offer Africa’s first fine wine non-fungible tokens on auction from 18-25 April.
Rare Meerlust red promises drinking pleasure

Rare Meerlust red promises drinking pleasure

Meerlust has once again honoured its commitment to exacting standards of quality in winemaking by declassifying its world-renowned Rubicon from the 2019 vintage.
Prescient Chardonnay Report 2020 now live – overall quality as high as ever

Prescient Chardonnay Report 2020 now live – overall quality as high as ever

This year’s Chardonnay Report convened by Winemag.co.za and sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out.
Jeeves serves South African wines

Jeeves serves South African wines

(with apologies to P.G. Wodehouse)
Twenty vintages.. The die is cast! The past has paved a subtle future

Twenty vintages.. The die is cast! The past has paved a subtle future

The SA Icon is known to nearly every wine geek, wine consumer, and it is surprising how open people speak about their first bottle of Meerlust Rubicon!
Meerlust Wine Estate closes to the public until further notice

Meerlust Wine Estate closes to the public until further notice

Following the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 announced by President Ramaphosa Meerlust management has decided to close the estate to visitors from Friday 20th March until further notice.
Cross the Rubicon, and Never Turn Back

Cross the Rubicon, and Never Turn Back

Because it is greater than that, true art is immune to the voice of the critic. Here South Africa has one red wine that transcends ratings, stars and the court of self-important opinion: Meerlust Rubicon.
Wim Truter Joins Meerlust as Head Winemaker

Wim Truter Joins Meerlust as Head Winemaker

Wim Truter is to join Meerlust Estate as Head Winemaker/Manager. He becomes the third winemaker on this renowned Stellenbosch estate which dates to 1693 and has been owned by the Myburgh family since 1756.

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