Cape Point Vineyards current releases

What has greater consumer awareness – South Africa, Cape Town, Cape Peninsula, Cape Point, Noordhoek or a proprietary name like “Isliedh”? Cape Point Vineyards aren’t taking any chances and have thrown pretty much everything into the mix. Tasting notes and ratings for the current releases as follows: Cape Point Vineyards Cape Town Sauvignon Blanc 2017 […]

January 10, 2018
by Christian
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Win a six-bottle mixed cases of wine featuring some of the top performers from the recent Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report. Featured wines: Bizoe Henriëtta 2016 – 93/100 Cape Point Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2015 – 93/100 Gabriëlskloof The Landscape Series Magdalena 2016 – 93/100 Marianne Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – 93/100 Nederburg Private Bin […]

October 30, 2017
by Christian
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How well do SA’s white wines mature?

“Why are top-end red wines so much more expensive than white wines when they essentially cost the same to produce?” was the question posed by acclaimed Swartland winemaker Eben Sadie before yesterday’s tasting of seven local whites 10 years or older convened by South African Sommelier Association. “We’re all inclined both to spend more on […]

October 16, 2015
by Christian
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Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2014

There are a few South African wines which, regardless of vintage or particular rating, have become crucial reference points – Cape Point Vineyards Isliedh, Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay and Kanonkop Pinotage, for instance. Though the Beaumonts of Bot River go about their business in a quiet and unassuming way, their Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc is […]

September 17, 2015
by Christian
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2015 CWG Auction wines rated

The 31th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction takes place at the Spier Conference Centre, Stellenbosch on Saturday, 3 October 2015. The line-up comprises a total of 55 different wines (34 red wines, 17 white wines, three Méthode Cap Classiques and a straw wine) and I recently attended a sighted pre-auction tasting. Stand-out wines as follows: […]

August 17, 2015
by Christian
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Markets in the winelands

A round-up of some of the best markets in the Cape winelands. Blaauwklippen Family Market, Stellenbosch Sundays, 10am to 3pm www.blaauwklippen.com Families are welcome! Expect arts, crafts, food and a chance to pet the farm animals. Buy something to eat and drink (no BYO) and relax on the lawns with a picnic blanket while listening […]

December 4, 2014
by Emma Odendaal
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FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 2014 winners

The winners in the 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition are as follows: Anura Reserve Unfiltered 2013 Boschendal 1685 Grand Vin Blanc 2014 Brampton 2014 Cape Point Vineyards Reserve 2013 Du Plevaux Private Collection 2014 (Imbuko) Hermit on the Hill The Infidel 2012 KWV The Mentors Darling 2013 Nederburg Arnold Graue The Young Airhawk […]

October 22, 2014
by Christian
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Family-friendly wine farms

A decent glass of wine and a happy child needn’t be mutually exclusive. These are some of my favourite wine farms that are geared towards wine lovers with kids. Cape Point Vineyards, Noordhoek Wine fundis know Cape Point Vineyards for its superb Sauvignon Blanc Reserve and white blend called Isliedh but people also flock here […]

October 8, 2014
by Emma Odendaal
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