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Prescient Chardonnay Awards

Christian Eedes produces his Chardonnay Report annually and this year the awards were presented in a very small busy gallery in Church Street in Cape Town.  Top performers were Richard Kershaw, De Morgenzon, De Wetshof, Tokara, Groot Constantia, Delaire Graff, Sterhuis, Iona, Eikendal, Harte
21 October 2016

SLOW Food and Wine
Time to head out to the country and enjoy the simple pleasures in life at the Robertson Wine Valley Slow food & wine festival. Experience the charm of country life in an intimate setting characterised by each farm’s unique personal touch. Relish the slow food and wine that will satiate your senses a
11 August 2016
Wine on the River 2015 : De Wetshof Estate
Robertson Wine on the River took place the weekend of 16 to 18 October 2015. Here are a few moments in time from the De Wetshof Estate stand.
04 November 2015
De Wetshof Family 2015
De Wetshof Family 2015
08 October 2015
De Wetshof October 2015
De Wetshof October 2015
08 October 2015
The Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards held at Anura
In the past seven years the annual Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards has received record entries, even with the strict Wine of Origin (WO) rules that make it such an exclusive competition. The eighth awards function to honour these esteemed terroir driven wines. This is South Africa's premier tribute t
06 August 2013
The Golden Vine - October 2012
While September is in theory the first month of the Southern Hemisphere Spring, October is the month wherein the changes in season truly become noticeable. As the South African writer and poet Louis Leipoldt wrote. "October is that beautiful, beautiful month." Stirred from their slumber after a lon
05 October 2012
Climate & Soils
The Robertson Valley is characterised by cold winters and sunny summers, with an average annual rainfall of 350 - 400mm. In summer a fresh southerly breeze from the Agulhas coast has a cooling effect on the vineyards, allowing the grapes to ripen evenly and in perfect balance. Nights are chilly and
16 July 2012
The Golden Vine - De Wetshof Estate
The harvest is over and the fruit of the Golden Vines' labour is in the De Wetshof winery where it is being turned into The Site Chardonnay. Now, with the Autumn well underway, the vines are truly Golden as the leaves turn a yellow shade. This is the beginning of the all-important rest cycle. For
25 May 2012
All hands on deck for wacky wine week-end!
With the Wacky Wine Week-end literally around the corner, De Wetshof has been doing some serious planning. Here's what visitors can look forward during this festival week-end of 7 to 10 June 2012.
18 April 2012
De Wetshof: Harvest 2012 Underway!
Harvest 2012 commenced in the third week of January on De Wetshof with the picking of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The annual hive of activity has added an air of excitement to the farm as grape-pickers make their way to the vineyards at sunrise, and by mid-morning the smell of pressed grapes wafts fr
30 January 2012's Spotlight on De Wetshof winery in Robertson for - Feb 2012 visited De Wetshof for the Bo Die Berg Spotlight campaign and with the De Wets being Chardannay specialists, it was no surprise to have Danie de Wet talking about their The Site Chardonnay
30 January 2012
Platter 2012 launch at Vineyard Hotel
The sunshine yellow Platter guide was launched on 8th Nov at the Vineyard Hotel, with Boekenhoutskloof being Winery of the year as well as winning the SuperQuaffer award for their Wolftrap White 2010. Cape Chamonix Reserve 2010 (Pinot Noir) won Red Wine of the year, and Badsberg Badslese 2009 (Natu
09 November 2011
Meridian Trade Show - 19th September 2011
Meridian has outdone themselves at this year's trade show on the 19th of September. The venue at Vaudeville in had a burlesque theme, with sexy dancers and acrobats performing throughout the evening.
20 September 2011
The Golden Vine - De Wetshof Estate
Winter is for Pruning The Golden Vine, from which The Site Chardonnay is made, is looking bare and sparse. For it is the heart of winter. And this means pruning the vine shoots. Cutting away the tired grower shoots and last season's grape producing buds. Nipping away the shoots to leave the buds
23 June 2011
Wacky Wine Weekend @ De Wetshof Estate
Pictures from De Wetshof Estate
08 June 2011
De Wetshof Estate
General photographs of De Wetshof Estate
09 July 2010
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