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The Man Behind The Legend

The Man Behind The Legend

“He Stole My Horse” – the red blend that holds enormous character and a legendary tale. Based on the German soldier Claus Voigts, the Noble Nomad ...
The Story Behind Norway’s Barony Castle and Rosendal Wines.

The Story Behind Norway’s Barony Castle and Rosendal Wines.

Our Barony Range, which we are immense proud of, has an exquisite tie to our Norwegian Heritage. Named after the Barony Rosendal Manor in Norway, t...
5 Facts About Malbec to Know About

5 Facts About Malbec to Know About

To celebrate the release of our new wine, the Barony Freyja Malbec, here are five facts about Malbec that you might not have known!       Malbec...
The Story of Chardonnay: Then and Now

The Story of Chardonnay: Then and Now

Chardonnay is a variety that has seen a tremendous transformation over the past few years. The cultivar, once produced in a heavily-oaked style wit...
Why Syrah and Grenache Make Exceptional Blends

Why Syrah and Grenache Make Exceptional Blends

While Syrah and Grenache have very different characteristics, they are responsible for some of the world’s most extraordinary blends. It is no wond...
What You Need to Know About Pinotage

What You Need to Know About Pinotage

Considering how Pinotage-centric South Africans are, it is unsurprising that the variety is native to SA. It is the only grape variety that origina...
Celebrate National drink wine day

Celebrate National drink wine day

Celebrate National Drink Wine Day and unwind with a glass or two of our favourite Shiraz Cabernet blend.  Little is known about the legendary Noble...
December Tasting Room News

December Tasting Room News

It's been a challenging year for most of us and still, we have so much to be grateful for. We have continuously been adding a variety of prestigiou...
Awarded 4.5 STARS in PLATTER'S 2021

Awarded 4.5 STARS in PLATTER'S 2021

We have done it again!  For years the Platter’s wine guide has been regarded as a top authority on South African wines. The in-depth reviews are ge...
Rosendal awarded four medals at Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2020

Rosendal awarded four medals at Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2020

The results of the 2020 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced on 30 September by way of a unique online presentation. The virtual awards func...
Reserve Hilltop Shiraz 2018 and Heritage day

Reserve Hilltop Shiraz 2018 and Heritage day

The South African tradition of braai originated in the late 17th century as the Dutch and Huguenot settlers who were travelling into the heart of t...
Back by popular demand!  Reserve Black Spice 2018

Back by popular demand! Reserve Black Spice 2018

We are excited to share with you that our Reserve Black Spice 2018 has just been launched. Yet another exclusive red blend from our award-winning w...