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by Oct 24, 2018

It’s the season!

It’s the season!

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and 2019 flew past?We are still adjusting to the idea that Christmas is here, but we’re not complaining. We would like to take this opportunity – our last newsletter for 2019 – to wish all our customers, fans, friends and family...

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We’re Still Celebrating!

We’re Still Celebrating!

Welcome to a special edition of our fabulous newsletter. As the 2019 awards season comes to a close we're still on a high after tall the great news owe received. We felt we needed to take the opportunity to tell you about the bumper crop of accolades we came home...

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It’s Been A Wild Ride!

It’s Been A Wild Ride!

It seems completely unreal that two whole months have flown by since the previous issue of our newsletter. But what an amazing time we’ve had... The Month in Review By far the highlight of the second half of our year is always awards season. And goodness! What a...

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Welcome one, welcome all!

Welcome one, welcome all!

It is with great excitement that we welcome you to the first issue of our brand new (and long-anticipated) newsletter. Like with our fabulous wines, quality takes a little more time. But we’ve crammed this first instalment full of news and updates – just for you!...

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Winter at La Vierge has never tasted this good!

Winter at La Vierge has never tasted this good!

Over the last month or so the teams from our Tasting Room and Restaurant have been feverishly working on a special project. Sometimes there were secret meetings, other times there were debates and then, finally, there were tastings. What on earth are we on about; you...

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La Vierge’s Festive Season Tasting Room Team

La Vierge’s Festive Season Tasting Room Team

If you’ve ever spent some time in our Tasting Room; chances are you have encountered three things that left a lasting impression on you. Firstly, the view over the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (with a spot of ocean in the distance) from the deck, secondly, our beautiful...

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Why Sangiovese should be your favourite cultivar

Why Sangiovese should be your favourite cultivar

In South Africa most of the wine varieties we’re familiar with are French. We’re no strangers to pronouncing “saw-vee-nyon-blahnk” or “pee-no-nwar”. But Italian varietals are increasing in popularity and names like Nebbiolo and Zinfandel are appearing as part of the...

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A brief introduction to the La Vierge story

A brief introduction to the La Vierge story

Ever wonder where the inspiration for our beautiful wines comes from? Why we are called La Vierge Wines, or how we come up with the names for the different varietals? Come with us on a journey… We’ll tell you a story, as old as mankind, which begins with a beautiful...

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5 Reasons to book a La Vierge Private Tasting

5 Reasons to book a La Vierge Private Tasting

Traditionally the arrival of spring is celebrated in September. However, this year spring has been a little slow to arrive in the Overberg. Now, finally, the days feel a little longer and the weather allows for long, leisurely afternoons drinking our delicious wines...

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