Boschendal Wines

#aninspiredlife

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.

All Aboard The Blue Train for Mother’s Day

Our dear friend and co-creator Kefilwe Mabote and her mother Dorothy lived their most inspired lives with us and The Blue Train in the lead up to Mother’s Day in May. Kefilwe summed up the special experience beautifully: “My mother’s happiness has always been important to me! She is the beacon that lights up my […]

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Winter Pairings for Nicolas 2016

Nicolas 2016 is a blend brimming with character, with each component outstanding in its own right which together creates something exceptional. Shiraz, a signature variety for Boschendal, adds intrigue and depth with spicy notes. Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot provide a classical structure which complement the beautiful deep colour and vibrant red fruit provided by […]

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Winter Sculpture Fair 2019

We are delighted to have returned to the Winter Sculpture Fair this year with a showcase of our most popular wines, including our classic Demi Sec Cap Classique, Chardonnay Pinot Noir, Vin de Or, and our newest Boschendal wine – Nicolas 2016.   The Fair was the perfect day trip, allowing guests to enjoy good […]

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Winter Fashion Style Tips

Every year when autumn phases into winter, we admittedly get quite excited at the opportunity to revamp our wardrobes. As much as the easier, lighter trends of autumn are enjoyed, when autumn turns into winter and multiple layers become mandatory as opposed to an option, so does a visit to your nearest mall.   In […]

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Sommelier Series: Q & A with Kobus Van Zyl

Tell us more about yourself.  I was born on a wine farm in Bonnievale so it seems that working with wine is in my DNA!  After studying at Stellenbosch University I went to Ireland and was fortunate to work in premium venues and five star hotels where first-class products and superior service were the name […]

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Seeing the (Wine) Glass Half Full | Boschendal Harvest Report 2019

Standing tall and strong, newly appointed Jacques Viljoen may be fresh-faced at Boschendal, but his many years of experiences have certainly prepared him for his essential role as Cellar Master. With 2019 marking his first harvest at Boschendal, he speaks confidently about the importance of teamwork: “While I stand for the property of Boschendal and […]

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A grand ladies lunch with our rose gold wine

Together with Vika Shipalana, founder of VBS Luxury Group, we hosted an intimate ladies lunch at the Life Grand, featuring our most indulgent rose gold Chardonnay Pinot Noir.

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Wine of the month pairings: Jean Le Long

At Boschendal we are very proud to be one of the pioneers of Méthode Cap Classique. In fact, we were the second South African wine estate to produce an MCC – our first was bottled in the 1980s. Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée Vintage is the stunning result of four decades of refinement. In fact […]

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Joburg Cap Classique Festival

This April, we celebrated a successful harvest season with a showcase of our famous Demi Sec at the annual Johannesburg Cap Classique and Champagne Festival. The beautiful Polo Club at Inanda served as the venue for the weekend’s festivities, inviting guests to relax and sample a premium selection of Méthode Cap Classiques and Champagnes. We […]

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Sowetan Womens Club Lifestyle Experience

On April 27th, the Sowetan women’s club celebrated their freedom with a premium rooftop event capped with a keynote address by Connie Ferguson. The club continues to empower ambitious and aspirational women; while creating a networking platform to learn and grow from other like-minded women in fun and interactive spaces. Boschendal was delighted to join […]

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