As we endeavor to rehabilitate our farm and ensure it’s as eco-friendly as can be, we increasingly will rely on Mother Nature’s own handiwork to do more of the hard work in our gardens and vineyards.

July 15th, 2017|Categories: News|

Some things in life are worth the wait… and Constantia Uitsig’s Red Horizon 2013 is one such example. Having spent over a year in one of just 65 barrels before being bottled and hidden in the cellar for double that amount of time, Red Horizon 2013 is a shade darker than its sold-out predecessor, and the differences don’t stop there.

July 10th, 2017|Categories: News, The Tasting Sessions|

Our resident horticulturalist, Niall, is bananas about bananas! “Not only are they great for you (loaded with potassium and vitamins), but they’re just as great for your garden too.” Even their skin is rich in potassium, so chop up some peels and drop them in a bucket of water. Leave it for a few days, until the peels have fermented a little, and then use this mixture in your flower beds – it will assist flowers to bloom beautifully. Place the peels, inside facing up, [...]

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Our resident gardening guru, Niall McKrill, shares his secrets to creating crème de la crème compost. “As winter approaches and piles of leaves begin to accumulate, now’s the perfect time to start making your own compost. So let’s get down and somewhat dirty…

Reflecting on the 2017 harvest, it seems it was an outstanding one for most vineyards in the Cape. Our winemaker, Jacques, agrees...

Boetie Isaacs hasn’t just worked at Uitsig for 46 years, he was raised here too.

March 25th, 2017|Categories: News|