While the Cape winds gave local fashionistas more than they bargained for, after a two-year wait, Cape Town was once again graced with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in 2017. The initial venue was in Camps Bay, but strong gusts quickly forced a location change with the remaining shows taking place at Salt River Film Studios, two weeks later
South Africa’s largest independent wine and spirit producer and distributor, DGB, (producer of iconic wine brands such as; Boschendal, Bellingham, Brampton, Franschhoek Cellars, Douglas Green, Tall Horse, The Beachhouse, amongst others), has been announced as the Best South African Producer at the recently concluded MUNDUS VINI International Award and Spring Tasting – one of the wine world’s most acclaimed annual wine award and trade tasting events. In line with this award, DGB will stand among the world’s greatest when it is honoured on the first day of the world’s largest wine trade fair, ProWein in Düsseldorf, this coming Sunday, 19 March, during a prestigious presentation ceremony.
At Boschendal, making wine is an expression of passion and the pursuit of perfection. We like to think of it as an art form – harnessing what nature provides and creating something exceptional for others to enjoy. Taking a simple ingredient or material, and through skilled workmanship, turning it into a masterpiece to be shared. Whether it’s via art, fashion or food – we have created the #BoschendalStyleClub to celebrate inspired living in all its forms.
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Do you live a life less ordinary? Show us who motivates you to live an inspired life and you could join the exclusive #BoschendalStyleClub for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017.
“What is inspired living? At Boschendal, inspired living is a life lived with passion and never settling for average – seeking to always be inspired, and inspire others. It is the choices we make every day that build up to a life lived extraordinarily. Read more
Watch as Lizelle Gerber – White Wine and MCC Winemaker – who is a finalist this year gives her thoughts about wine making and the award.
Nine vintners have been shortlisted for this year’s Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year award. The Winemaker awards, now in its 36th year, and Young Winemaker in its 16th year, are by far the most prestigious awards on the South African wine calendar.
While other awards focus on the wine, the Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards celebrate the skills, talent and dedication of those who actually make the wine.
Boschendal, one of South Africa’s most iconic wineries, has once again received a prestigious award for their wines, this time for their premium Chenin Blanc at the inaugural Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge on 24 August 2016. Judged and selected by a panel of experienced wine judges, the Boschendal Sommelier Selection Chenin Blanc 2015 has been acknowledged as one of the finest South Africa has to offer.
Boschendal wines, one of South Africa’s most iconic wine farms is proud of its accolades announced at the Sommelier Selection Awards ceremony on 26 July 2016. Three of Boschendal’s wines have been chosen for inclusion on the Sommelier Selection 2016 wine list. Judged and selected by South Africa’s top Sommeliers, 90 wines from a short-list of 500 were chosen to make up a final list that will be shared and recommended with SA’s top dining establishments around the country.
Boschendal Rosé shines at the San Diego Wine Challenge
Boschendal, one of South Africa’s most iconic wine estates, shone at the US San Diego Wine Challenge last week with its elegant Boschendal Rose Garden Rosé, awarded 94 points and Platinum Tier, the highest level of the competition.
The 10 high-profile judges of the San Diego Wine Challenge included the likes of New York based Nick Passmore, who writes about wine and spirits for Forbes and numerous other national lifestyle publications.
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