The Grapevine

10 Ways to spoil your dad in the Winelands this Father's Day

10 Ways to spoil your dad in the Winelands this Father's Day

A list of fun and exciting things to do in the Winelands with your dad in celebration of Father's Day on 19 June.
Autumn at Mellasat Vineyards, a time for rich Shiraz and hearty hot meals

Autumn at Mellasat Vineyards, a time for rich Shiraz and hearty hot meals

This autumn, experience Mellasat Vineyards by sipping their wine and partaking in their Father's Day meal.
A taste of Mellasat #ChardoMay

A taste of Mellasat #ChardoMay

What a harvest! Last year it was the longest and latest in the history of Mellasat. This year was also a long harvest and we pressed the last wine on 13 April.
Things to do in the Cape Winelands this Easter weekend

Things to do in the Cape Winelands this Easter weekend

Here are some fun things to do with your family in the Cape Winelands this Easter weekend, from the Helderberg to Paarl.
Mellasat April Newsletter

Mellasat April Newsletter

We have finished harvesting all the grapes and are now only waiting for the Cabernet to complete fermentation, the pressing and then most of the physical work is done.
Cellar news from Mellasat Vineyards

Cellar news from Mellasat Vineyards

Catch up with the latest news from Mellasat Vineyards in Paarl.
Exciting February for Mellasat

Exciting February for Mellasat

We are getting ready to start our harvest at Mellasat Vineyards, which appears to be earlier than last year.
Mellasat welcomes 2022 on a positive and delicious note

Mellasat welcomes 2022 on a positive and delicious note

We would like to wish you and your family a happy, prosperous, and, more importantly, a healthy New Year! Times are still tough and no one really knows what the future holds. It is a good time to reflect and realize how important ‘now’ is.
Mellasat December Newsletter

Mellasat December Newsletter

It is hard to believe that another year is almost over – it’s certainly been a challenging year with various ups and downs!
Results of the inaugural Viognier Challenge

Results of the inaugural Viognier Challenge

The inaugural Viognier Challenge was held at Vrede and Lust on 16 March with 24 entries of single variety wines.
5 Romantic Valentine's picnics in the Winelands

5 Romantic Valentine's picnics in the Winelands

There are few things as easy-going, yet romantic as a picnic on a wine farm. You have beautiful views and easy access to wine without the stress of choosing food off a menu in a fancy restaurant. Here are 5 romantic picnics to choose from this Valentine's Day.
Celebrating Pinotage Day 2019 - The  events, campaigns and promotions

Celebrating Pinotage Day 2019 - The events, campaigns and promotions

Wine lovers all over the globe have embraced the celebration of South Africa’s national wine and this year's Pinotage Day promises to be exciting, entertaining and with a wider international involvement.  
Pinotage and Biltong Festival a sea of purple and white

Pinotage and Biltong Festival a sea of purple and white

Get your purple and white outfits ready, round up some friends and don’t miss out on the this year’s Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Perdeberg Winery between Durbanville and Paarl in mid-April. Dates and Times:  Saturday 13 April and Sunday 14 April from 11h00-17h00.
Paarl Hosts Harvest Celebration: WIN Tickets and Wine

Paarl Hosts Harvest Celebration: WIN Tickets and Wine

The Paarl Harvest Celebration creates a unique opportunity for wine enthusiasts to experience the journey from the vineyards to the bottle.
International Pinotage Day 2018 - Events and promotions

International Pinotage Day 2018 - Events and promotions

A list of some of the events and promotions planned for #PinotageDay
18 Pinotage producers confirmed for Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival

18 Pinotage producers confirmed for Gauteng Pinotage & Biltong Festival

Eighteen of SA’s top Pinotage producers have committed to show their wines at this year’s Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Leriba Hotel in Centurion on 13 and 14 October. One wine from each winery is paired with a biltong flavour, but most of these producers also have additional Pinotage’s which will be offered for tasting and for sale directly from their stands.
Mellasat Vineyards’ White Pinotage 2015 is one of three favourites in France!

Mellasat Vineyards’ White Pinotage 2015 is one of three favourites in France!

Mellasat Vineyards’ White Pinotage 2015 was presented on Friday 7 September 2018 at the Belvedere for the “L’Heure d’Après” event as one of the three favourite wines of the month!
Ten Reasons not to miss the Pinotage & Biltong Festival

Ten Reasons not to miss the Pinotage & Biltong Festival

Perdeberg Cellar between Durbanville and Paarl will be a sea of purple and white on 14 and 15 April, when the 2018 Pinotage and Biltong Festival takes place there. 18 Pinotage producers will be on hand to show off their wines, paired with some wonderful biltong flavours, courtesy of Afrifoods Biltong and Butcher.
Ommiberg Turns Water-Wise

Ommiberg Turns Water-Wise

Organisers of the OmmiBerg Harvest Celebration on Saturday, 3 March, have put plans in place to ensure that the event is water-wise and supports the massive water-saving initiatives of the Western Cape Government, Cape Winelands District Municipality and Drakenstein Municipality.
Celebrate Harvest Time at Ommiberg

Celebrate Harvest Time at Ommiberg

The Paarl OmmiBerg Harvest Celebration takes place on Saturday, 3 March 2018, from 10h00 to 17h00 and marks one of the most important events in the Cape Winelands – the annual harvesting of the grapes. This year’s OmmiBerg pays homage to all things harvest and visitors can expect a fun-filled day of activities to suit the whole family.

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