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Platter 5 Stars for Neil Ellis Amica Sauvignon Blanc

Platter 5 Stars for Neil Ellis Amica Sauvignon Blanc

Neil Ellis Amica, the grande dame of South African Sauvignon Blanc received an impressive 5-star rating at the 2020 Platter’s South African Wine Guide.
Four Double Golds in four consecutive years for Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon re-affirms a pursuit of quality

Four Double Golds in four consecutive years for Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon re-affirms a pursuit of quality

Neil Ellis Wines received its fourth Veritas Double Gold in four consecutive years for the 2016 Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon, re-affirming the family winery’s consistent pursuit of quality for the past 35 years.
Out & About - Neil Ellis 35th I Michelangelo Awards I Cape Wine Academy 40th I Food&Wine Conference

Out & About - Neil Ellis 35th I Michelangelo Awards I Cape Wine Academy 40th I Food&Wine Conference

2019 has seen some important milestones and celebrations and iconic Stellenbosch producer, Neil Ellis, celebrated 35 years of winemaking at his Stellenbosch winery while The Cape Wine Academy has been providing wine education for 40 years. The Oscars of the wine industry - The Michelangelo Awards, is also 23 years this year and we enjoyed the glitz and glam of the event.
Neil Ellis releases top performing 2017 Stellenbosch Cabernet

Neil Ellis releases top performing 2017 Stellenbosch Cabernet

The release of the 2017 Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon marks the 33rd vintage of Cabernet with a Neil Ellis label. As a pioneer wine producer in site-identification and vineyard selected wines, the company celebrates its 35th anniversary since the first vintage of this namesake label.
Celebrate the winter season with waterblommetjie bredie and Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc

Celebrate the winter season with waterblommetjie bredie and Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc

White wines are often set aside for the winter season, but winter whites might just be a reason to toast the chilly season. Native to the Boland, or Cape wine country, is a stew made from the small flowers that are found in the dams and marshes of the area. It is called waterblommetjie bredie and, deliciously fragrant, is most often slowly cooked with lamb.
Neil Ellis Wines receive gold award for Amica Sauvignon Blanc at the coveted Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Neil Ellis Wines receive gold award for Amica Sauvignon Blanc at the coveted Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

Neil Ellis Wines were awarded a gold medal for the Amica Sauvignon Blanc 2017 at the recent Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, held on Tuesday 4 June at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town.
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019 Results

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019 Results

The results of the 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced at a luncheon at the Mount Nelson Hotel on 4 June. Of the 956 wines judged from 206 producers, 32 gold medals were awarded. All Best-in-Class gold medallists emerged as trophy winners. In the end, 24 trophies, including the coveted Most Successful Producer of the Show, were presented at the function.
The top 10 wines from the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2019 have been announced

The top 10 wines from the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2019 have been announced

The eighth annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out.
Neil Ellis Wines, 35 years later

Neil Ellis Wines, 35 years later

This year Neil Ellis Wines celebrates its 35th anniversary since the first vintage of his namesake label. A first for the industry, Neil set out to identify vineyards that would best express a certain style of wine, affirming the importance of origin in winemaking.
Seasonal salads added to the Neil Ellis experience

Seasonal salads added to the Neil Ellis experience

On Monday 25 February two seasonal salads will be added to the Neil Ellis experience menu.
Festive Cheer for a local Creche

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!

"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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Stellenbosch crowns a year of world-class achievements

Awards and recognition abound for excellence in wine, food and talent
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