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Bruce Juice – February 2020

2020-02-13T15:34:19+00:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Agulhas Wine Triangle, Bruce Jack, Overberg, Wine|

Why The Agulhas Triangle is Special in the World of Wine Geology, Climate and Happenstance Geology and Climate Around 330 million years ago various continents found themselves in God's mosh pit of geology. The headbanging band raging on heaven’s stage was called “Plate Tectonics” (Previously known as “Continental Drift”) and was renowned for throwing up massive mountains and magically creating a treasure trove of minerals - most prosaic of which (gold and diamonds) would end up helping to build European cities like Edinburgh and London, etc... It was a gig to remember. By the time South America, Australia, India, Madagascar [...]

Somerset Fresh Fine Wine and Food Festival

2019-11-28T12:11:08+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Agulhas Wine Triangle, The Drift Estate|

Constantia's favourite garden party, Constantia Fresh, is bringing its popular annual fine food and wine festival across the bay to Somerset West to welcome their own version of Fresh this summer. The fresh green lawns of Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate is where you’ll find foodies and wine enthusiasts on Sunday, 8 December 2019 for the inaugural Somerset Fresh Fine Wine & Food Festival. Over 200 wines will be available for you to swirl, sip and savour, while you nibble on gourmet canapés prepared by some of the region’s most talented chefs. Your ticket includes a festival glass, tasting of over [...]

Take a journey of exploration to Africa’s southernmost corner and discover the unique wines of the Agulhas Wine Triangle

2019-09-09T13:00:30+00:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Agulhas Wine Triangle, Bruce Jack Wines, Events, Overberg, The Drift Estate, Wine|

Once a year – for one day only – the wineries from Africa’s southernmost corner around Cape Agulhas come together to deliver a feast of flavours distinctive of this extreme wine growing area. This year the festival takes place on Saturday 9 November at the Black Oystercatcher wine farm. The wineries of the Agulhas Wine Triangle share a spirit for exploration and adventure as the pioneers of a group of exciting, new wine growing regions in South Africa which are characterized by their proximity to the coast, extreme, cooling winds and ancient soils. They are known for producing elegant, terroir driven [...]

Agulhas Wine Triangle collaborate in adapting to climate change

2019-09-18T12:49:51+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Agulhas Wine Triangle, Bruce Jack Wines, Overberg, The Drift Estate, Wine|

Tackling the prospects of climate change by sharing knowledge and experience is one of the drivers behind the formation of the Agulhas Wine Triangle (AWT). There are currently eight (8) brand owner members, located in a triangle stretching from Gansbaai in the west to Napier, across to Buffeljags and Malgas in the north east and incorporating Elim in the very south. The locally-based members are Lomond, Bruce Jack Wines, Olivedale Wines, Sijnn, Black Oystercatcher and Strandveld Vineyards. The two other members are Ghost Corner and Trizanne Signature Wines both of whom source their fruit in this area. “Climate change has made [...]