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’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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Boschendal Reds Top the Charts Again in New Prescient 2020 Reports

It’s been another stellar year for Boschendal Wines as they took two Top 10 spots in the recently released Prescient Signature Red Blends Report. The two wines receiving this recognition are Boschendal Black Angus 2017 and Boschendal Nicolas 2017 from 45 entries amongst 39 producers.   Adding to this impressive performance, the iconic wine estate […]

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Women’s Month Feature on MCC Winemaker, Danielle Jacobs

“The precision required to create the perfect bubble is relentless, but the reward when you open that bottle and hear the signature ‘pop’ is an unparalleled sense of joy”.   In the spirit of Women’s Month, we asked our Cap Classique winemaker, Danielle Jacobs, to share some insight on her journey from an apprentice to […]

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