Boschendal Harvest Diary Update #5

Boschendal Harvest Diary Update #5

Easter eggs and Harvest endings With March coming to a close we celebrate how far we have come and how few blocks we still need to process before we turn off the crushers. 2018 has not been the biggest harvest to date, but nevertheless, it certainly had its challenges. With analysis being highly dependent on region and position of the…
Boschendal Harvest Diary Update #4

Boschendal Harvest Diary Update #4

Big wines with big heart. During harvest (and every other season in the cellar) we focus on creating wines that are savoured by our committed winos (those who have been sipping on Chardonnay since Bruce Springsteen made his debut), but we also focus on making wines that are complex but not too intimidating for newly-introduced wine lovers. This is evident,…
Boschendal Harvest Diary Update #3

Boschendal Harvest Diary Update #3

Showing our appreciation for planning As Boschendal shifts into full-on harvest mode, we reflect on the planning that has gone into #harvest2018. We consider the number of man-hours spent to put together the extensive and impressive amount of information we have available to us. As we quickly flick from page to page – checking vineyard information, origin, yield, sugar levels,…
Harvest Diary Update #2

Harvest Diary Update #2

Harvest Diary Update - February 2018 As we bid January and the starting-month of harvest adieu, a recent newsletter was sent out regarding “Day Zero”. This newsletter was spread widely, to inform people that even though we are going through strenuous and difficult times regarding water shortages – you (or more specifically Capetonians affected by the crisis) will not die.…
TOP TEN MCC OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD

TOP TEN MCC OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD

BOSCHENDAL’S MCC NAMED A TOP TEN MCC OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD. South Africa, 29 January 2018: Boschendal has started the 2018 awards season with a sparkle. The estate’s Cap Classique Grande Cuvée Brut has been named one of the Top Ten Cap Classiques by South African Wine & Cellar Classifications for the ten year period of 2008 to 2018.…
Boschendal bubbles one of top ten in the world

Boschendal bubbles one of top ten in the world

Boschendal today proudly announced that its Boschendal Méthode Cap Classique Brut has been named one of the top ten sparkling wines in the international Effervecents du Monde awards. The MCC Brut faced stiff competition in the prestigious awards – 548 entries were received from 21 countries – and was the only South African wine among the winners.

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Unveling of the new Heritage Collection

Heritage Collection: Pinnacle of Boschendal Wines Wine estate Boschendal proudly marked Heritage Day 2017 with the unveiling of its new Heritage Collection, two limited edition reds which the estate describes as the pinnacle of its incredible collection of premium wines. Both wines in the collection were tasted on Sunday, 24 September at the iconic Boschendal Long Table Feast on the…