Archive for September 2018

The Pinotage Dinner

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October marks the birth month of Abraham Izak Perold, an ex-Wellington scholar and father of Pinotage, the only indigenous cultivar that justifiably belongs to South Africa. Each year, Wellington Wines pays homage to this extra special cultivar during the month of October, starting off with a formal Pinotage dinner. At this prestigious event, we showcase…

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Seasonal Pairing

Wine Experience

Seasons change and therefore so do we. Heritage Pairing! In celebration of our magnificent and diverse heritage, we’ve come up with the perfect pairing! Bringing together various cultures, traditions and typically South African dishes, paired carefully with a selection of wines from our Wellington Wines portfolio! Available at the Wellington Wines Tasting Room at the…

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Monthly Moonlight Market

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Start your weekend with a great story by ending your week off with us. That way no one has to cook or fuss, simply pull-in and unwind after a long week! What better way to kick-off a good weekend? – and we suggest you invite your friends too! What’s on offer? Traders – food and…

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Important Dates to Diarise & Public Holidays

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January 9 January 2019: 7:00 -12:00, Bubbles and Croissants for first time Moms and Dads 25 January 2019: 16:00 till late – Moonlight Market February 14 February 2019: Throwback Thursdays Date Night at Bovlei March 1 March 2019: Moonlight Market 15 March 2019: School is Out – Free glass of wine for teachers 21 March…

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Born to Perform

Imprint

Thanks to the thorough market research Wellington Wines knows how to make a lasting impression as evidenced by the launch of its Imprint Range. This is the first installment of a three-part series focusing on Wellington Wines – by Johannes Richter This Women’s Day, Imprint challenges everyone to remember the women who’ve left an indelible…

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Wellington Wines scoops up more major awards!

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The South African Young Wine Show is hosted and presented annually by the South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) and gives winemakers the opportunity to showcase their best wines of their current vintage, still at the development stage. The South African Young Wine Show, one of the oldest wine shows in the world, (the…

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Wellington crowns their TOP 12 wines!

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by: Rene Reece The annual Quest for the Best wine Awards is possibly one of the greatest highlights on the OMInsure Wellington Wine Route calendar. This year’s highly-regarded wine award ceremony was held on the 6th of September at Diemersfontein Wine Estate in Wellington. Now in its 9th year, this event has become a highly-regarded…

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Excellence Redefined

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Pinotage has a reputation for being a serious wine. Wellington Wines has managed to tap into the variety’s lighter side with a White Pinotage, which forms part of an exciting new line-up. This is the second in a series of three articles focusing on Wellington Wines. BY JOHANNES RICHTER As a well-established bulk wine producer…

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Duke of Wellington

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It was a dark and stormy day in June 1815 when Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley defeated the French army commanded by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. By securing victory at Waterloo, Sir Wellesley – the first Duke of Wellington – ended Napoleon’s tumultuous reign and ushered in a time of peace and prosperity. While Napoleon languished in…

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