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.

DIVINE SUMMER SALAD AND WINE PAIRINGS

Summertime and the living is inspired, especially when an afternoon includes scrumptious salads paired with delectable wines! In the warmer season, we usually crave fresh, light ingredients that have an excellent taste and that are good for the waist. It’s also the opportune time to gather friends and family together for memorable moments in the […]

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CELEBRATING SUMMER AND SPRING WITH DAVID TLALE

We’re super proud to have collaborated again with the always inspiring David Tlale for AFIJoburgFashionWeek earlier in the month. The iconic fashion designer’s show closed the week with an extravagant showcase of his powerful Spring/Summer Collection. A stunning tribute to Africa and South African heroes like Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko. And of course, we […]

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CELEBRATING AWARDS

We were in celebration mode last month as we raised a glass to a number of prestigious accolades for our wines. Every time we win an award, it reminds us that what we are doing every day on our beautiful estate nestling in the Drakenstein Valley – striving to create exquisite, high quality, premium wines […]

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Boschendal Shines at the Six Nations Wine Challenge Awards

2018 Gold for Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée 2008 Boschendal is proud to announce that its Jean le Long Prestige Cuvée 2008 has won gold in the coveted Six Nations Wine Challenge. This exquisite cuvée is made from Chardonnay grapes which are exclusively selected from high altitude cool vineyards – giving it a rare and […]

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Boschendal’s flagship wines celebrate Tim Atkin accolades

Franschhoek, 12 September 2018: One of the world’s pre-eminent wine journalists Tim Atkin has awarded eight of Boschendal’s iconic wines an impressive 90 points or more in his latest report. The Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay 2016  was the estate’s top scorer in the Tim Atkin 2018 South African Wines Report, which received 95 points, adding to […]

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Lunch with Tshepang Molisana: Rising star of the wine world

“My heart wants to burst. I want to share everything about all of these amazing wines.” Tweeted like a true oenophile, Tshepang Molisana is breaking new ground as a wine writer to be reckoned with. Having won the 2016 Veritas Young Wine Writer Award for an essay titled Could Social Media Replace Traditional Wine Guides, […]

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The Werfs stella sous chef

Stella Delport is sous chef at our acclaimed The Werf Restaurant. Known for her creativity and deft touch with fresh, seasonal ingredients, she’s been with us for three years. Here, Stella shares her favourite recipe to pair with the elegant Chardonnay Pinot Noir, plus answers some of our questions about being a leading young chef […]

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Celebrating with Daytona

We recently had the privilege of celebrating fine living with the Daytona group at the Melrose Arch Gallery in Johannesburg. Internationally acclaimed SA designer and Boschendal co-creator David Tlale was the guest speaker. Shirley van Wyk, our marketing manager, said the collaboration was a natural fit as Daytona leads SA’s supercar market and is similarly […]

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The women behind Boschendal Wines – winning awards and dominating within the industry

Striking the perfect balance between science and art, our winemakers Lizelle Gerber and Danielle Jacobs know exactly what goes into creating our award-winning wine. We sat down with the women behind our exquisite wine and asked them to share a few insightful tips around what actually goes into producing award-winning wines. Lizelle Gerber: Methodé Cap […]

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Boschendal is a favourite with SA sommeliers

There’s something extra special about a wine a sommelier selects. A sommelier’s reverence for gastronomic relevance and the winemaker’s stylistic approach mean that the chosen elixir is always unique. And that’s why wines like Boschendal’s 1685 Chardonnay 2017, 1685 Merlot 2016 and Grande Cuvée Brut 2013 are so sought after. They’ve been sniffed, swirled and […]

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