Amidst running back and forth between the vineyards, I caught up with Uitsig’s winemaker, Jacques Du Plessis, to get his thoughts on the 2017 harvest that’s merely days away…

With the next reasonable rains not expected until April this year, we’re in for at least a few more long, dry months. Our resident gardening guru, Niall McKrill, shares his insights on drought-proofing your garden.

January 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Already abandoned your ambitious list of resolutions? Here’s a really simple one that’s bound to make you better: drink more water. Our bodies are composed of roughly 60% water. That means that when we’re dehydrated (and most of us constantly are) we’re affecting the performance of the majority of our body...

Five great reasons to raise your glass and toast to all the water you’re saving by drinking wine. Here’s to a healthy heart: It’s long been acknowledged that red-wine tannins contain procyanidins, which protect against heart disease. But new research...

If your loved one loves wine, look no further. We’ve compiled the ultimate list of gifts to consider buying them, only if they’re on your good list…

With the end of the year in our sights, we’re raising our glasses of bubbly, and also, to bubbly. Not just because Constantia Uitsig’s new MCC 2013 is just as good as its sold-out predecessor, but because bubbly in and of itself is worth celebrating, any time of the year.

December 1st, 2016|Categories: The Tasting Sessions|Tags: , , , , , |