We’re Still Celebrating!

 As the 2019 awards season comes to a close we’re still on a high after all the great news we received. We felt we needed to take the opportunity to tell you about the bumper crop of accolades we came home with, give a little background on the competitions we took...
It’s Been A Wild Ride

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… By far the highlight of the second half of our year is always awards season. And goodness! What...
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...
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...
6 Essential wine accessories wine professionals swear by

6 Essential wine accessories wine professionals swear by

You don’t need to have a whole arsenal of wine-related tools to enjoy drinking wine. Open a bottle of your favourite wine right now and, depending on your mood and the people you share it with, it won’t matter whether you drink it from a chain store wine glass or a...
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...