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Absa Perold Cape Blend Awards - It’s about the quality, the style and what’s in the mix
South African vinous masterpieces are again strutting their stuff in the countdown to this year’s Absa Perold Cape Blend awards presentation.
Pulpit Rock adds 2017 Sauvignon Blanc to the Brink Family line-up
The Pulpit Rock team is proud to announce the release of the Brink Family Sauvignon Blanc 2017. This is the first time that the winery produced the sought-after South African cultivar, and the results have been received well by connoisseurs and industry role-players alike.
Absa Perold Cape Blend Winners show Greatness and Diversity
The 6th annual Absa Perold Cape Blend Wine Competition has affirmed what many local wine commentators have been saying for years: that South Africa's indigenous Pinotage grape is the ultimate all-rounder.
The Riebeek Valley Olive Festival
In case you missed it last year you certainly have no excuse to miss out this year. The annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival takes place over the weekend of 7 and 8 May (9:30am to 5pm Saturday; 9:30am to 4pm Sunday), and you’re sure to find anything olive related – perfect for the olive enthusiast!
The Riebeek Valley Olive Festival
Olives, Olive Oils, Olive Produce, Olive Trees are all an integral part of the Swartland towns of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West.
The Riebeeck Valley Olive Festival
Make your way to these charming villages at the foot of the Kasteelberg for the annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival on 3 to 4 May 2013.
Neil Pendock's Five Heart Heroes
A Halloween present to hard-pressed SA wine producers.  147 five-heart wines, the distillation of three weeks tasting around the Winelands with my Portuguese wineheart Aníbal Coutinho.  
Shiraz and Art festival 2 & 3 October @ Pulpit Rock
For the first time ever the Shiraz and Arts Weekend will include performing arts.
Pulpit Rock Winery awarded more than gold for Reserve Chardonnay 2008
Pulpit Rock Winery awarded more than gold for Reserve Chardonnay 2008.
Trophy and medal winners in Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2010
Achieving an Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show medal is considered a significant accolade by the local wine industry thanks to the intense scrutiny that each of the wine entry is subjected to.
Pulpit Rock Chenin Blanc awarded BEST VALUE
Brink Family Chenin Blanc 2009 from Pulpit Rock Winery recently received a BEST VALUE award from the WINE magazine.
Swartland goes Mediterranean
The Riebeek Valley in association with members of the Swartland Wine Route will be celebrating their Mediterranean roots with the inaugural MedFest from Friday, 27 March till Sunday, 29 March. This gastronomic weekend aims to highlight the striking similarities between the culinary and geographic landscapes of the Riebeek Valley and its Mediterranean counterparts and its influences on South Africa's culinary heritage.
Trade full-house for R&S function at Stellenrust
"The power of unity" - this is the motto to be showcased in all its exuberance and flair for the Cape Wine build-up function held at Stellenrust Estate on Sunday evening, 21 September 2008.
Robinson Sinclair Cape Wine event @ Stellenrust:
Robinson Sinclair - exporters of premium South African wine - in conjunction with Stellenrust wines, will host an evening of fine wine and dining on Sunday, 21 September 2008 on Stellenrust Estate.
A Closer Look at the Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners
A record number of 148 wines were entered for the 2007 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition and comments made by the panel created great expectations. One of the judges was Julian Brind, a British Master of Wine. He identified Pinotage as one of the world's top class red wines.
Brand new winners join new masters
The Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition this year created great expectations after a record 148 entries. The international and local judges made the statement that a large number of the wines entered were absolutely top-of-the-range, making it almost impossible to select just the top ten.
History is made and relived with Pinotage

Two producers of South Africa's high quality Pinotage wines this year repeated history. Kanonkop Estate and Clos Malverne both had winning wines at the very first Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition in 1997. In 2006 at the tenth anniversary of this prestigious annual wine competition they are among the top ten winners again. The results were announced at the Kelvin Grove Club in Cape Town.

Pinotage, The Next Decade
The Absa Top 10 Pinotage selection 2006 was announced yesterday in Cape Town, marking the competition’s tenth year of existence.
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2006
The Michelangelo International Wine Awards, widely regarded as one of the wine competitions with the most credibility in South Africa, announced the results of the 10th annual competition at a gala function at Spier in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 September 2006.

The 2006 Winter Wine Festival
The third Winter Wine Festival will be held at High Street Shopping Village in Durbanville on Friday, 23 June (17:00 – 22) and Saturday, 24 June (17:00 – 22:00).
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