Boschendal Wines


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 Continues Legacy of Excellence with 11 Wines Reaching 90 Points-Plus in Tim Atkin Report

Boschendal, one of the Cape’s leading heritage wineries with a history dating back to 1685, returned one of the best showings of any producer in this year’s Tim Atkin Report on South African wine with 11 of its wines receiving scores of 90pts and more in the 2021 Report. This is the ninth report on […]

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Boschendal Secures Official Wine Status for British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa

DGB, South Africa’s leading premium wine company, has secured the rights for Boschendal as the official wine partner to the much-anticipated tour by the British and Irish Lions, which will see the might of British and Irish rugby take on the Springboks as well as various provincial teams. The matches between 3 July and 7 […]

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Boschendal Wines Harvest 2021

Boschendal Cellar Master and Red Wine Winemaker, Jacques Viljoen, narrates a journey through the vineyards and into the cellar for harvest 2021. We invest in premium from our home on the Boschendal Estate, under the Groot Drakenstein Mountain, to the cool climate region of the Elgin valley where our Highfield farm is situated. Our vision […]

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The Story behind Michael’s Paella Recipe Journey

Boschendal white wine winemaker, Michael Langenhoven, says that this recipe reminds him of holidays and long, laid-back days at the coast.  “If I had to choose one dish that really brings the Boschendal 1685 Chenin Blanc to life, it would be this paella. The vibrant fruit and minerality of the wine complement the fresh flavours […]

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Celebrate Summer and Boschendal Picnic’s with the Pavillion Chenin Blanc and exclusive recipes.

Boschendal was the first Cape wine farm to host a public picnic on its sprawling lawns. The Pavillion, from where performers entertain picnic-goers, adds to the festivity. Boschendal has become equally famous for its fantastic Coronation Chicken, which has been served with picnics over the years.  Kathy van Niekerk, Boschendal Brand Ambassador, shares the origins […]

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Farm to Fork with Boschendal Executive Chef Allistaire Lawrence’s sustainable Black Bream recipe with the Sommelier Chenin Blanc

According to Allistaire Lawrence, Executive Chef at Boschendal, 70% of the produce used in the estate’s acclaimed restaurant comes from the farm itself. His cooking philosophy is to let the pristine ingredients speak for themselves by keeping the flavours fresh and simple. In Chef Allistaire’s opinion there can be no better wine match for this […]

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International Chardonnay Day is coming up and to celebrate our love for our expertly crafted Appellation Series Elgin Chardonnay we have a very special promotion launching on Thursday the 27th of May. To find out more about this wine, consistently awarded vintage to vintage, we have a #Thowback to the interview with the internationally acclaimed […]

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Boschendal Global Launch

Join us on the 13th of May 2021 at 12PM SAST for the launch of the new addition to the Boschendal Wines Collection. We have an expertly crafted wine, which will form part of the Appellation Series, we are excited to share with you. This immersive global event will see personalities from all around the […]

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The Magic in the Details | Boschendal White Wine Harvest 2021

With Boschendal’s bubbly category successfully wrapped up, we’re focusing on the next grapes in line: the white varieties. Michael Langenhoven is Boschendal’s White Winemaker, responsible for ensuring that all the grapes under his guise come in at their optimal time. To do this, he has busied himself by taking grape samples twice a week and […]

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Award-winning Boschendal achieves gold at Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021

Boschendal Wine Estate has once again set the benchmark for outstanding South African wine with multiple wins at the Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021. One of the most notable wine competitions in the world, Mundus Vini’s 28th Grand International Wine Award accolades have reaffirmed the standard of excellence for which Boschendal has become known. The […]

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