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.

Celebrating the new vintage Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2018

What a delight it was to host an assemblage of exceptional men and women for an exclusive luncheon at our famous Die Werf restaurant this February. We celebrated the amazing works of internationally acclaimed artist Raquel van Haver at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair, as well as the launch of our new Chardonnay Pinot […]

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Top travel tips from The Blue Train

Take advantage of all the upcoming holidays this autumn to revel in the luxury of slow with our friends at the Blue Train.  As Africa’s leading luxury train, the Blue Train provides premium travel options throughout South Africa – making the voyage just as good as the destination! Earlier this week, we asked our friends […]

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Sommelier Series: Q & A Elias Luvera

Where does your interest in wine stem from, and how did this transition into becoming a sommelier? “Starting off as a kitchen porter back in 2009, I have always admired the calm and well-composed front of house sommeliers. I got a chance to move to the front of house as a barman and would get […]

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Launching Boschendal The Nicolas – @The Nicolas – 18 March

This March, we honoured the legacy of Nicolas de Lanoy – one of Boschendal’s pioneers –with the unveiling of a distinctive new red blend, the Boschendal Nicolas 2016. The highly-anticipated wine expertly blends the finest Shiraz, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Cabernet Franc in an enthralling, exceptional creation.

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Elgin Chardonnay credentials and awards – The best chardonnay in SA – buy now from our wine club.

It was crowned The Best White Wine in South Africa. It scored 95 points in the Tim Atkin report. It was named the Best Chardonnay in SA – twice. It won the title of being the Best Elgin Chardonnay.

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Investec Art Fair Feedback

We are proud to have been a part of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair this year. A wonderful compliment to the Boschendal legacy of prestige and artistry, the fair continues to drive towards a sustainable market for the arts on our continent. A special thank you to everyone who attended the showcase, and of […]

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Autumn Fashion trends

Top trends for Autumn 2019 with Anuell Ahmar As we edge closer to autumn, we invited Style me Strauss Editor-In-Chief Anuell Ahmar to share his autumn fashion trends with us so you can live your most stylish, inspired life this season. Of course, he shared these over a glass of his favourite Boschendal Chardonnay Pinot […]

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Perfect pairings for your afternoon picnic

Perfect pairings for your afternoon picnic The end of February ushers in cooler afternoons. And as we revel in the last of the summer, our chefs have crafted special pairings for the perfect afternoon picnic featuring our award-winning Elgin Chardonnay, Brut NV Cap Classique and Black Angus blends.  With a strong emphasis on intensity of […]

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SA delegates experience the luxury of slow, with Boschendal and Blue Train

Our partners at the Blue Train recently hosted 35 delegates from the Mining Indaba in a private charter for an experience of premium slow luxury. Guests included Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom and Transnet Chairman Dr Popo Molefe who enjoyed an assortment of Boschendal’s finest blends and Cap Classique’s during the voyage.    Appropriate for […]

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Ripe and Ready | Boschendal Harvest 2019 Begins

When Lizelle Gerber, White and MCC Winemaker for Boschendal, first arrived at Boschendal, she explains that her focus was on Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay and to increase the volume of the bubbles. 13 years later and having achieved her initial goals,  you’ll find her whipping back and forth around the vineyard and cellar like a […]

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