Boschendal Wines

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What is #AnInspiredLife? An extraordinary life; a life bursting with creative energy, friends, food, beauty and inspiration. The art of wine making is akin to the art of living an inspired life. Time, energy and the pursuit of excellence go into creating a superlative vintage and also into fostering relationships that last. We invite you to be part of our Boschendal Collective by joining us in living #aninspiredlife.

Boschendal Cap Classique Winemaker takes top honours at SA Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards

Taking a fine balance between innovation and tradition to new heights has once again proved fruitful for legacy Franschhoek Valley winery, Boschendal as its Cap Classique winemaker, Danielle Coetsee, received the prestigious ‘’Woman Winemaker of the Year” award at the 2020 SA Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards.   With an estimated 10% of winemakers being […]

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BOSCHENDAL AWARDED BEST WHITE WINE IN SOUTH AFRICA BY IWSC ( International Wine and Spirits Competition) LONDON

Legendary South African wine estate Boschendal was named producer of the top South African White Wine at the prestigious International Wine Challenge (IWC) with its Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay 2018.  Besides the accolade as Top South African White Wine, the wine was named Best Elgin Chardonnay as well as achieving a Gold Medal for scoring 96 […]

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Boschendal’s Extraordinary Year Crowned with 2021 Platter’s Guide Outstanding stars

With a 335-year heritage in award-winning winemaking, Boschendal Wines’ has been fortunate to have celebrated many special moments in 2020. Garnering several awards and accolades, including Golden honours in the Amorim Cap Classique challenge for the Jean Le long 2009, Boschendal wines has been awarded their most recent accolades as the Platter’s Guide presented no […]

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Discover our corner of South African Heaven

Mention Franschhoek (French Corner) to any South African (or any visitor to our country), and they’ll tell you it is a world-class Winelands destination, renowned for its exquisite food offerings and premium wine cellars, all situated in an unbeatable village setting. One of these premium estates, Boschendal, with its iconic Cape Dutch Rhone homestead, has […]

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Great Wine Begins in The Vineyard

At Boschendal, we believe that great wine begins in the vineyard. For this reason, we have made it our priority to embrace sustainability techniques across both our farm and cellar practices in order to retain the country’s exceptional biodiversity and to empower the teams that work within it. As a proud WWF Conservation Champion status […]

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BOSCHENDAL SECURES PLATINUM AND MORE AT MICHELANGELO AWARDS

South Africa, 7 October 2020: Iconic winery Boschendal received an outstanding six accolades at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards this year. The 335-year-old Franschhoek Valley winery’s 1685 range was particularly stand-out, winning three awards including a Platinum for the 1685 Chardonnay 2019 and Double Gold for Brut NV. The 1685 range of wines […]

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Heritage Day Yellow Tail & Mussel Salad Recipe

Nothing says “South African Heritage” quite like the smell of fresh, locally caught fish on the coals. Chef Allistaire uses ethically-sourced Yellow Tail from one of our local like-minded suppliers accompanied by freshly steamed mussels on the fire to create the perfect braai day seafood salad. The mussels are warmed up in a creamy lemon […]

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Heritage Day Asian BBQ Sirloin Braai Recipe

You can’t have a Heritage Day braai without a premium cut of grass-fed Black Angus sirloin on the fire. Basted in our popular Asian BBQ sauce from the Boschendal Farm Shop, this sirloin will melt in your mouth. Chef Allistaire adds baby onions, charred on the fire to enhance the sweet and smokey flavours of […]

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Heritage Day Oyster Starter Recipe

Impress your guests with Chef Allistaire’s charred oysters on the fire. This light starter with a hint of zesty lemon and fresh garden herbs, is the perfect way to kick off your Heritage Day braai. Chef Allistaire’s recipe calls for fresh, ethically-sourced Saldanha Bay oysters, lightly poached in a dash of Cap Classique on the […]

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Heritage Day Brunch Recipe

Kick your Heritage Day braai off early this year with Chef Allistaire’s hearty Duroc Pork Kassler Brunch dish. Who doesn’t like a breakfast braai on a public holiday! Ideally the Kassler steaks should be prepared on the open flame to attain those delicious smoky flavours. Serve with lightly sautéed garden spinach or kale for added […]

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