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Get R300 off all online orders: ONE week only!

Get R300 off all online orders: ONE week only!

Click and read more about our January Madness promotion and get to use your R300.00 off online voucher today. Offer valid until Monday 5th February 2018.
Rosendal Merlot 2016 has arrived!

Rosendal Merlot 2016 has arrived!

  After much anticipation, the Rosendal Merlot 2016 is now available for purchase both through our wine merchants and in our online store. This Me...
Rosendal Wines receives Four Stars in Platter’s South African Wine Guide 2018

Rosendal Wines receives Four Stars in Platter’s South African Wine Guide 2018

We are excited to announce that Rosendal boasts five wines that achieved four stars in the Platter’s South African Wine Guide 2018, confirming our consistent quality of wines produced.

Platter’s by Diners Club is South Africa’s first and leading wine annual. The 2018 edition follows the popular and award-winning Platter’s format, with 941 South African wine producers, merchants and brands being featured, including 48 new ones, along with well over 8,000 locally produced wines (Ref- Wine on a Platter blog, Nov 2017).

The New Reserve Leopard's Eye 2014

The New Reserve Leopard's Eye 2014

We are proud to release our new Reserve Leopard's Eye 2014! This Merlot-driven Bordeaux Blend doesn't shy away from wearing its predominant charact...
Rosendal Reserve Jubileum 2014

Rosendal Reserve Jubileum 2014

Rosendal's Jubileum is a favourite amongst our clients and was sold out within 5 weeks when the Jubileum 2013 was released last year.  Rosendal ...
Vlog 3: Red Wine Tasting 101

Vlog 3: Red Wine Tasting 101

In this new vlog we learn how to taste red wine. View it now.
Our Pinot Noir is so darn special

Our Pinot Noir is so darn special

Our Reserve Hilltop Pinot Noir 2013 is so darn special @ only R199.00 per bottle. Read more about this great wine.
Proudly South African: Pinotage

Proudly South African: Pinotage

It’s common to find purple and black fruits in Pinotage, but occasionally you’ll taste amazing red fruit flavours of raspberry, red licorice and even red bell pepper.
Flavoursome pairing with our new Black Spice 2014

Flavoursome pairing with our new Black Spice 2014

A blend of both Shiraz and Grenache is heavenly as they were definitely made for each other.
A true Shiraz: Barony Candelabra 2013

A true Shiraz: Barony Candelabra 2013

Shiraz is responsible for some of the darkest, full-bodied red wines in the world. It has dark fruit flavours that range from sweet blueberries to black olives.
Virtual Wine Tasting: Barony Sophie 2013

Virtual Wine Tasting: Barony Sophie 2013

DID YOU KNOW? Both Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon came into being sometime during the 1600-1700’s.

Re-release: Silver Veritas award-winning Reserve Cape Francolin 2012

Re-release: Silver Veritas award-winning Reserve Cape Francolin 2012

Our winemaker, Therese de Beer, describes this wine as medium to full-bodied with great depth and balance. She concludes that it contains firm tannins and a harmonious acidity that delivers a long and rewarding finish.