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Arendsig Inspirational Batch 2 Grenache 2015

The 2015 vintage of Chenin Blanc that Arendsig winemaker Lourens van der Westhuizen makes as part of his Inspirational Batch series is something particularly...

Top six wines of April 2016

Here are our six most highly rated current-release wines of the last month: B Vintners Liberté Pinotage 2015 – 95 (read original review here) Arendsig Inspirational...

Arendsig Inspirational Batch 3 Chenin Blanc 2015

Whereas Lourens van der Westhuizen of Arendsig used to source grapes from Rawsonville for the Chenin Blanc he made under the Inspirational Batch 1...

South Africa’s 10 most underrated wine producers

Why do some wineries attract all the hype and others go largely overlooked despite turning out of cracking wine? Here’s a list of 10...

Interview: Lourens van der Westhuizen of Arendsig

From the September issue of Business Day WANTED: Now 34, Lourens van der Westhuizen studied viticulture and oenology as well as pomology at Elsenburg...

Rivergold Chenin Blanc 2010

Lourens van der Westhuizen, winemaker at family-owned Robertson property Arendsig, makes an additional range of wines from sites further afield which he considers to...

Arendsig Viognier 1000 Vines 2014

Lourens van der Westhuizen, winemaker at Arendsig situated between Robertson and Bonnievale, is one of those producers who eschews submitting his wines to Platter’s....

Tim James: On Arendsig and the general state of Robertson

Robertson’s contribution to the Cape’s wine revolution of the past few decades has not been notable. True, amid the dullness are bright spots (some...