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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 ...
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...
New Release: Aquataine Cabernet Franc Blend

New Release: Aquataine Cabernet Franc Blend

  Our latest release, the Reserve Aquitaine Cabernet Franc blend, is a wine that showcases the very best elements of a powerful red wine. By combin...
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...
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...
Proudly South African: Pinotage

Proudly South African: Pinotage

Pinotage is a proudly South African varietal. And we are a proud producer of this versatile wine. Our Barony Bønne Pinotage derives its name from t...