Category: Uncategorized

  • Cape Malay Stewed Dried Apricot and Peach compote with Elgin Vintners T’Kane Ouwe Viognier Straw Wine

    Cape Malay Stewed Apricot and Peach compote made with dried fruits instead of fresh, is delicious served with yogurt for breakfast, with custard for dessert or as an accompaniment to baked puddings. When served as a dessert, the Elgin Vintners T’Kane Ouwe Viognier Straw Wine is a great pairing partner. INGREDIENTS 250 grams dried peaches 250 grams dried apricots water to cover […]

  • Elgin Vintners Sauvignon Blancs have gold quality

    One cool climate, four different styles – the Sauvignon Blancs of Elgin Vintners have golden quality, with the latest accolade a Gold medal for the 2021 Sandstone Sauvignon Blanc in this year’s Concours Mondial du Sauvignon. Elgin Vintners Sandstone Sauvignon Blanc was one of only four wines from South Africa to achieve Gold in the […]

  • Fresh new packaging for Elgin Vintners

    Everyone could use a refreshed look now and again, and it’s no different with wine. We’ve given our Elgin Vintners range a packaging update, rolled out over the last few months as new vintages have been released. “The updated look is more nip and tuck than facelift – we wanted to clean up the brand […]

  • Refresh, renew and restore with exclusive beauty & body treatments at Elgin Vintners

    Elgin Vintners has added a new element to its tranquil and supremely comfortable country retreat on a working wine farm – The ESSE Pamper Room, offering body and beauty treatments with leading organic, probiotic and ethical skincare range Esse. The boutique winery and country house set amid the orchards and vineyards of the picturesque Elgin […]

  • 2021 Harvest Report

    Introduction Winter of 2020, was colder than the previous season, with much higher rainfall, which replenished water resources and led to sufficient cold accumulation to break dormancy.  The cold and wet weather continued into Spring, which contributed to homogenous, but delayed bud-break and initial growth.  Flowering and set were mostly efficient and even, while shoot […]

  • Elgin Vintners The Century Shows Its Class

    ELGIN VINTNERS – MEDIA RELEASE 1 July 2021 Elgin Vintners The Century 2017, a wine made in tribute to a pioneering centenarian of the Elgin Valley, has shown the ageability of white wines from this cool-climate region by claiming the trophy for Best Museum Class White Blend in the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. […]

  • Classic Chicken Pot Pie with Viognier Straw Wine

    One of the most popular meals of all time, the Classic Chicken Pot Pie, comes to life this winter as we pair it successfully with the Elgin Vintners T’Kane Ouwe Viognier Straw Wine. The pie has a flaky, buttery crust, a creamy sauce, and a hearty mix of chicken and vegetables the whole family will […]

  • When Should You Decant Wine?

    Often an object of intimidation, a decanter is an important and rewarding tool. When done correctly, decanting a wine can elevate even the most average wine experience. However, it is not always easy to know whether or not to decant. You need consider the changes being triggered by the process, along with keeping a few […]

  • Kudu Steak with Syrah Jus and Mushrooms

    Not only is winter a time when we enjoy our hearty red wines more due their warming effect and synonymity with colder weather, but it is also hunting season for many and a time when venison meats are more readily available. Donnie, our resident Braai Master and National Sales Manager, found this recipe by Anel […]

  • Weskus Braaibroodjie 

      The traditional braaibroodjie, a firm favourite in South African households, is spruced up with a lovely treat found commonly in the West Coast of South Africa – bokkoms.  Bokkoms is whole, salted and dried mullet (a type of fish commonly known in the Western Cape of South Africa as “harders”) and is a well-known delicacy […]

Sign Up for our NEWSLETTER!