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Magnetic Fields Harvest Festival – 19th March

2022-03-14T12:05:44+00:00March 14th, 2022|Categories: Agulhas Wine Triangle, Bruce Jack Wines, Events, The Berrio, Wine|

Join our Magnetic Fields Wine Harvest Celebration Lunch in collaboration with our partner wine brands, including the Black Oystercatcher Wines, Bruce Jack Wines, Land’s End and more. We'll toast the harvest season together, and the wine crafted by our special vineyard soils. What is Magnetic Fields Winery? We are a custom winemaking facility based just outside the picturesque village of Elim in the Agulhas Wine Triangle. We specialize in making premium wine for various brand owners. We provide a modern winemaking facility and award-winning winemaking team to craft wine to the highest standards from grapes grown both in the Agulhas [...]

Nedbank Vinpro Information Day 2022

2022-02-03T08:37:01+00:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: Environmental Sustainability, Events, News, Social Responsibility, Wine|

The South African wine industry was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and will still take a few years to fully recover. However, through a necessity to revive, recover and rebuild, wine businesses are undergoing a mind shift in the way they do business and the industry has fast-tracked tools and initiatives aimed at becoming more robust, adaptable, competitive and sustainable. This was the message at the 16th annual Nedbank Vinpro Information Day, which was attended by close to 450 virtual and in-person delegates at Allée Bleue Wine Estate, Franschhoek, on 20 January 2022. The event was sponsored by Nedbank Business [...]

Celebrate 363 years of the triumphant South African wine industry

2022-02-03T09:55:11+00:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Events, News, Wine|

Raise a glass and celebrate 363 years of South African wine heritage on 2 February 2022 at 20:00. This momentous day marks the start of our winemaking industry, and calls for all with a passion for South African wine to come together, wherever they are in the world, and join in the celebratory online event.   This annual Wine Harvest Commemorative Event is free and open for all to attend and can be accessed on the day through a virtual link at www.sawineharvest.co.za.   South Africa is the only country in the world that can accurately pinpoint the date of origin of [...]

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 [...]

Yoga in art – The confluence of energy & light

2019-09-30T13:19:53+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events, Headstart Trust|

Art and yoga enthusiasts can look forward to a unique art exhibition during November. Cape Town artist, Penelope Jack, will be exhibiting 80 engaging, original artworks – the result of 10 years work. “My current work is an in-depth exploration of yoga through painting - the connection between the physical and the spiritual,” says Penelope. The artworks depict the yoga poses (asanas), energy centres (chakras), hand gestures (mudras), breathing practices (pranayamas) and meditations of Integral Hatha Yoga. “I naturally focus on detail,” explains Penelope, “The result of my trained jeweller’s eye. But at the same time, I want to convey the [...]

Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 2019

2019-05-29T11:52:46+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Bruce Jack Wines, Events, The Drift Estate, Wine|

One week to go … explore the wine workshops – Sabrage, Salt and French Champagne! Press release published by Juliet Cullinan 28 May 2019 A celebration of wine magnificence, Summer Place in Sandton becomes the meeting point of creators and collectors for the 29th Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival on 4 & 5 June. Sponsored by Standard bank for 19 years, the event is regarded as the most prestigious wine showcase in South Africa, set apart by its outstanding level of wines and wineries from several vintages and regions. It’s big enough to offer an interesting array of wines, yet [...]