August 2021

August 2021

News from the vineyards and cellar We are still in what has turned out to be a beautifully cold and wet winter. Stunning for the vines to have the rest and accumulate enough cold units for them to come out of their slumber. The soil profiles are now full of moisture...
May 2021

May 2021

We have recently wrapped up the 2021 harvest! One which started a bit later than recent years and finished much later than last year. The cooler and mostly wetter growing conditions through the season resulted in slow ripening, good flavour development and phenolic...
February 2021

February 2021

The 2021 Harvest has kicked off! Last Thursday, the 28th January, we picked our first grapes of 2021. Verdehlo from the Paardeberg in the Swartland. Verdehlo is a Portuguese variety which I use in the Saskia blend. It has amazing acidity and vibrant citrus and yellow...
December 2020

December 2020

What a crazy year it has been! The year is rapidly coming to a close. We have just finished bottling the 2019 red wines and the 2020 whites and Cinsualt and we are looking forward to a short break before the harvest starts in January 2021. The growing season has been...
September 2020

September 2020

Fantastic results We are elated with our recent showing in the highly acclaimed UK journalist, Tim Atkin’s  2020 South Africa Special Report. All of our wines achieving above 91 points and above. The Introduction Chenin blanc 2019 – 91 points The Introduction Red 2018...