Platter Guide initiates CHV icon

In recognition of the vital importance our heritage vineyards and their unique wines play in the South African viticultural landscape, the Platter’s Wine Guide will be adding the CHV icon in the upcoming 2019 edition. This will clearly highlight to local and international wine lovers which wines are certified by the OVP, by adding the…

US Woordfees 2018: Ouwingerd-erfenis-wynproe by Spek en Bone – Litnet.co.za

Om te verstaan hoekom spesifieke wyne meer uitsonderlik in karakter en mondsensasie as ander is, moet mens eenvoudig net proe. Die eerste 2018 US Woordfees Ouwingerd-erfenis-wynproe het op 6 Maart 2018 by Spek en Bone plaasgevind waar sjef Bertus die ouwingerdwyne gekomplementeer het met van sy beste wynkroeg-tapasgeregte.   Sjef Bertus Basson ’n Uitgelese groep…

Photo and video competition

The Old Vine Project (“OVP”) is inviting the public to enter footage of old vines, 35 years and older, both photographic and drone. BRIEF: Present the essence of an old vine through the unique texture and structure of the vine Express the individuality of an old vine Capture the timeless atmosphere and personality of an…

The Old Vine Project – Wine.co.za

I recently attended an Old Vine Project (OVP) tasting lead by André Morgenthal and Jaco Engelbrecht. The aim of these tastings is to create awareness around the preservation of old vineyards by promoting sustainable viticulture – this is clearly an industry initiative. The wines we tasted were superb and the discussion around this topic is…