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Festive Cheer for a local Creche
Neil Ellis Wines recently donated essential items and Christmas presents to the Nora Tyers Creche in Cloetesville. The team reached out to a local creche, inquired regarding essential items and spent the morning handing out gifts and donated items to the staff and children.
"Pesto & Wine Play" at Neil Ellis Wines: A Must This Summer!
Neil Ellis Wines, the family owned winery on the slopes of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, is a must-visit this summer. In addition to a wide range of highly-acclaimed wines, food and wine lovers can embark on an epicurean journey with a unique food and wine adventure, aptly called “Pesto & Wine Play”.
A "Triple Gold" at Veritas for Neil Ellis Cabernets three years in a row
Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading Cabernet Sauvignon producers was re-affirmed at the 2018 Veritas Awards when the Neil Ellis 2015 terrain-specific Jonkershoek Cabernet and the 2015 regional Stellenbosch Cabernet were honoured with Double Gold and Gold Medals respectively for the third consecutive year.
The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced
After much anticipation the presentation of the 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage trophies was held at Cavalli estate outside Somerset West on 15 August, commemorating 22 years of Absa’s involvement with the Pinotage Association, and setting the benchmark for South Africa’s most successful “indigenous” wine variety.
Counting Down ... Shortlist of Absa Top 10 Pinotage Finalists Announced
The shortlist of one of the most sought-after SA wine accolades announced. #AbsaTop10Pinotage
You can Play with your food at Neil Ellis Wines: Introducing the Pesto & Wine Play
Wine pairings have been a popular trend on the wine scene for the last 15 years and with Stellenbosch being quite a foodie destination and home to some of the most exciting food and wine pairings, you would think there aren’t any new pairings left to try.
SA’s historic wine route rules 2018 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report.
When it comes to world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch has it all. Its unique combination of soils, sites and skilled winemakers was yet again attested in the 2018 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report, with 30 of the 40 top wines selected, hailing from this historic wine-growing region.
Winemag presents the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2018
In conjunction with Prescient, a multinational financial services provider, Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the seventh annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report.
Celebrate International Sauvignon Blanc Day on 4th May with Two Highly-Acclaimed Sauvignon Blancs From Neil Ellis Wines
Neil Ellis Wines, whose focus has always been, and always will be, on sourcing superior grape-varieties from low-yielding, hand-picked vineyard lots in the Cape’s best sites, produce two highly-acclaimed Sauvignon Blancs.
Stellenbosch crowns a year of world-class achievements
Awards and recognition abound for excellence in wine, food and talent
Cape Winemakers Guild welcomes new Chairman and new member
Boela Gerber, acclaimed cellarmaster at Groot Constantia, has become the new Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild with one additional member joining the ranks of this respected league of winemakers.
A Lesson In Sauvignon: Gateway To Summer
“Sauvignon Blanc is the gateway variety for new wine drinkers. It dominates every wine industry in the world for new and old wine drinkers”. At the annual FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 awards, Thys Louw of the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group (SBIG) urged producers to meet the rise in demand for the variety on domestic and export markets.
2018 Platter's 5-Star rating Neil Ellis' Bottelary Pinotage 2015
Neil Ellis Wines receives a 5-Star Rating in the 2018 Platter’s Wine Guide for their terrain-specific Bottelary Pinotage 2015, bringing up a total to date of ten 5-Star awards for Neil Ellis Wines
Platter's 2018 guide hits a Nelson with 111 Five Stars
The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018 was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on Friday 3 Nov,
CMA Announces Partnership with Neil Ellis Wines
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has teamed up with one of South Africa’s leading wineries in a bid to offer a range of wines, specifically for the Comrades Marathon enthusiast.
First ever overall champion wine crowned at Veritas
The new Veritas Vertex Award for the overall champion wine from 1 638 entries for the Veritas Awards 2017, stole the show among a record number of medals at the gala dinner last night (Friday 6 October) at the CTICC in Cape Town.
South Africa should be proud of its world class wines – Tim Atkin
In his sixth annual guide to South Africa, award-winning British journalist and Master of Wine Tim Atkin argues that the Cape is making the best wines in its 358 year history and that its industry is “dynamic, exciting and still evolving”.
Winemag Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend & Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2017
Winemag.co.za is pleased to release the fifth annual Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report (previously known as the White Hot Wine Awards).
Wine Menu's Unlock the Unusuals Festival
The popular Unlock the Unusuals Wine Festival is back to showcase South Africa’s lesser known varietals in the only focused platform in Gauteng of these wines.
Absa Top 10 Pinotage 2017 – Best of The Best
Results of the 21st annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition have just been announced.
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