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by Oct 24, 2018

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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La Vierge Wines shine During 2018 award season

La Vierge Wines shine during 2018 award season Entering a wine for an award is a great way to showcase a product that you’ve spent months, sometimes years, perfecting. There are glitzy events to attend where you rub shoulders with industry professionals and the...

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La Vierge Agents

South Africa Head Office Tania Theron - Joubert - General Manager generalmanager@lavierge.co.za +27 28 313 0130 +27 78 846 0449 Western Cape Friedrich von Wielligh – National Sales Manager friedrich@bottoms-up.co.za +27 83 628 2515 Miranda Rieker – Sales...

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Beef Wellington paired with our wines

Treat your guests with a delicious Beef Wellington We have paired Chef Gordon Ramsey's famous Beef Wellington with two of our wines for you and it is delicious. Perfect for that dinner party you have planned for this week at home. This week we decided to pair our...

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Hermanus Wine & Food Festival

"Join us at Curro  School in Sandbaai on the 11th and 12th of August for the much awaited Wine & Food Festival!" Voted one of South Africa’s Top 10 Wine Festivals, this celebration brings together more than 65 of the premium wine and craft...

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What to Pair with La Vierge Wines

Wine is often perceived as a fussy thing, but it doesn't have to be. Sure, different flavors may go better with different foods, but in the end everyone's palate is different, and there's no reason you need to be a sommelier-in-training to order a decent...

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4 Tips for developing your wine tasting palate

  In this article we will cover 4 basic steps to tasting wine and developing your palate at the same time. The following wine tasting tips are practiced by sommeliers to refine their palates and sharpen their ability to recall wines. The steps are actually...

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Winter Wines

  Winter is right around our corner so when you feeling the chill in your bones, reach for the right wine to warm you up!   We all know we move a little slower in the winter which is why its a great time to kick back by the fire place, enjoy some wintery...

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