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Get an education whilst quaffing wine
There are few among us who don't enjoy a good meal out, particularly if pairing a skillfully made wine with an equally great dish is the focal point, but perhaps the most delightful for those of us who enjoy such an evening, is to do so when the winemaker in question is around to answer one or two amatereurish questions you might have (what is a bu
A visit to Mooiplaas for a lunch at their Langtafel
Mooiplaas, is situated high in the Bottelary Hills of Stellenbosch, in the Cape Winelands. Here the Roos Family produce a range of award winning boutique style wines that reflect the unique terroir. The Estate also has 50ha private nature reserve dedicated to the preservation of the Cape Floral Kingdom.
IWSC Gold Medal Winner for Mooiplaas
Mooiplaas Wine Estate was awarded a Gold medal for their Rosalind Bordeaux blend, that forms part of their premium range called The Mercia Collection. The Stellenbosch based boutique winery is owned and managed by the Roos family. 
The Cap Classique Association 4th Technical Seminar - Book now to avoid disappointment
THE CAP CLASSIQUE ASSOCIATION is proud to announce the program for the 4th Technical Seminar Day brought to you by SA Litho, which will be held on Tuesday 23th July 2013 at Joostenberg Conference Center, Stellenbosch.
International Wine Guide 2013 - Results
The "International Wine Guide 2013" has just released the results of their wine tasting contest.
MCC - Consol preferential rates 2013
The Cap Classique Producers’ Association is proud to announce that they have recently negotiated a mutual support agreement with CONSOL GLASS for all paid-up members of the Association.
Bottelary Hills Winemakers Lunch Pops Up at magical Mooiplaas
Join the winemakers of the Bottelary Hills ward for a truly unique experience in the historic manor house on Mooiplaas Estate & Private Nature Reserve, when a ‘Langtafel’ sets an enchanting stage for this wine area’s next Pop Up Winemakers Lunch on Sunday, 26 May.
Langtafel at Mooiplaas
Langtafel at Mooiplaas This was an event organised by Lynne for our Wine Club, the Oenophiles. We have attended a Langtafel lunch previously and we knew how superb they were. Mooiplaas means Beautiful farm and is in Bottelary, near Stellenbosch, on the highest hill in the Peninsula.
Google Street View takes new strides
Google yesterday announced that users can now view even more Cape wineries on Google Street View, from the comfort of their PCs or smartphones. A further five wineries have been added, making it total of 30 wineries that are included in the most comprehensive database of winelands imagery in the world.
2011 Durban Wine Festival
All the preparations for Durban Wine Festival are now in order. This show is going to be hosted on the 17th of December 2011, at 153 Florida Road, Durban Morningside (Former Fashion TV Lounge).
South African government contests Western Cape mining veto
The South African government is appealing against a Supreme Court decision allowing Western Cape local authorities to forbid mining in their regions.

Mooiplaas wins double gold
Grand D'Or Double Gold Medal for Mooiplaas Houmoed Chenin Blanc at the 2011 Michelangelo International Wine Awards.
2011 Michelangelo CCL Label International Wine Awards results
The results of the 15th annual Michelangelo CCL Label International Wine Awards (MIWA) were announced at a gala luncheon at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West on September 9, 2011.
'Celebrating Méthode Cap Classique' a sparkling success
A most beautiful as well as informative coffee table book about South Africa's sparkling wine industry has just been published. 'Celebrating Méthode Cap Classique' has been written by Di Burger, and is the first complete bubbly book.

New MCC Lounge adds sparkle to 2011 Stellenbosch Wine Festival
If bubbly is your thing then be sure to visit the 2011 Stellenbosch Wine Festival where a brand new MCC Lounge featuring ten prominent Cap Classiques will toast the 10th birthday of one of the Cape’s biggest food and wine extravaganzas from 28 to 31 July at the Paul Roos Centre.
Who's yo daddy, Cab Sav?
Claire Hu is left inspired by a tasting of South African Cabernet Franc.
Wine Tasting with a Twist!
Mooiplaas has been in the Roos family since 1963 and is a well established wine estate nestling against the Bottelary Hills near Stellenbosch.
Mooiplaas Challenge - 21 days, 21 km's
Mooiplaas Wine Estate & Private Nature Reserve have entered their Winemaker, Louis Roos & Marketing Manager Dirk Roos, for the Two Oceans Half Marathon this year, and as part of the 21/21 challenge they only had 21 days to train for the event.
BottlePlatePillow supports wineries producing eco-friendly and organic wines
There has been a lot of hype around organic wines recently, and many of you may be wondering what all the fuss is about and whether it is actually any different from other wines.
The culinary art that is La Chaine
When members of the prestigious international gastronomical society, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, come together for dinner its much more than merely having a meal.
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P.O. Box 104, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa