What a harvest! Last year it was the longest and latest in the history of Mellasat. This year was also a long harvest and we pressed the last wine, our Cabernet Sauvignon, on 13 April.read more » Friday, 06 May 2022
Our newsletter is a bit late this month but better late than never. The main reason for this is that we were harvesting our Cabernet Sauvignon on the 30th and 31st of March. We have now finished harvesting all the grapes and are now only waiting for the Cabernet to complete fermentation, the pressing and then most of the physical work is done.read more » Wednesday, 13 April 2022
We would like to wish you and your family a happy, prosperous, and, more importantly, a healthy New Year! Times are still tough and no one really knows what the future holds. It is a good time to reflect and realize how important ‘now’ is.read more » Thursday, 13 January 2022
The inaugural Viognier Challenge was held at Vrede and Lust on Tuesday March 16th 2021.
There were 24 entries of single variety wines, with no limitation made on whether they were oaked or not.read more » Wednesday, 14 April 2021
There are few things as easy-going, yet romantic as a picnic on a wine farm. You have beautiful views and easy access to wine without the stress of choosing food off a menu in a fancy restaurant. Here are 5 romantic picnics to choose from this Valentine's Dayread more » Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Wine lovers all over the globe have embraced the celebration of South Africa’s national wine and this year's Pinotage Day promises to be exciting, entertaining and with a wider international involvement. read more » Wednesday, 09 October 2019
Get your purple and white outfits ready, round up some friends and don’t miss out on the this year’s Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Perdeberg Winery between Durbanville and Paarl in mid-April. Dates and Times: Saturday 13 April and Sunday 14 April from 11h00-17h00.read more » Friday, 05 April 2019
Eighteen of SA’s top Pinotage producers have committed to show their wines at this year’s Pinotage and Biltong Festival at Leriba Hotel in Centurion on 13 and 14 October. One wine from each winery is paired with a biltong flavour, but most of these producers also have additional Pinotage’s which will be offered for tasting and for sale directly from their stands.read more » Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Mellasat Vineyards’ White Pinotage 2015 was presented on Friday 7 September 2018 at the Belvedere for the “L’Heure d’Après” event as one of the three favourite wines of the month!read more » Monday, 17 September 2018
Perdeberg Cellar between Durbanville and Paarl will be a sea of purple and white on 14 and 15 April, when the 2018 Pinotage and Biltong Festival takes place there. 18 Pinotage producers will be on hand to show off their wines, paired with some wonderful biltong flavours, courtesy of Afrifoods Biltong and Butcher.read more » Monday, 09 April 2018
Organisers of the OmmiBerg Harvest Celebration on Saturday, 3 March, have put plans in place to ensure that the event is water-wise and supports the massive water-saving initiatives of the Western Cape Government, Cape Winelands District Municipality and Drakenstein Municipality.read more » Tuesday, 27 February 2018
The Paarl OmmiBerg Harvest Celebration takes place on Saturday, 3 March 2018, from 10h00 to 17h00 and marks one of the most important events in the Cape Winelands – the annual harvesting of the grapes. This year’s OmmiBerg pays homage to all things harvest and visitors can expect a fun-filled day of activities to suit the whole family.
read more » Friday, 09 February 2018
International Pinotage Day was celebrated with enthusiasm this past weekend in the shady gardens of the Leriba Hotel in Centurion, when around 1000 fans descended on the 18 wineries presenting their Pinotage’s, paired with interesting biltong flavours by Billa ‘B & Co Biltong Deli, a new local biltong outlet.read more » Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Wine lovers all over the world have embraced the celebration of South Africa’s national wine and this year's Pinotage Day promises to be exceptional, entertaining and with a more International presence.read more » Saturday, 14 October 2017