What’s up at Uitsig: September 2015

Spring has been a great month at Uitsig, take a closer look at what we’ve been up to. To celebrate the arrival of Spring, and the release of our MCC 2012 vintage, we invited our Inner Circle members to be the first to taste our bubbles. The Constantia Valley Mountain Bike Series kicked off at Uitsig on the 26th of September. Consisting of 3 consecutive legs over 3 consecutive Saturdays, it’s proving to be a great addition to the local mountain biking scene...

2017-12-05T09:15:19+00:00 September 29th, 2015|What's up at Uitsig|

What to pair with Red Horizon 2012

Before winter really packs its wet, windy belongings and leaves our valley until 2016, we thought we’d give it an honorary send-off by tasting Constantia Uitsig’s Red Horizon 2012 and choosing a fitting dish to serve with it. Awarded a prestigious four-star rating by John Platter, Uitsig’s Red Horizon 2012 isn’t bad at any time of year, but it’s never better than when enjoyed next to a crackling fire in the dead of winter. When we met for our tasting, the fire at Open Door greeted us, as did well-dressed, pressed linen napkins in the shape of dinner jackets...

2017-12-05T09:14:46+00:00 August 20th, 2015|The Tasting Sessions|

Dreaming of a White Winter

Amid the hectic lead up to Neil opening Uitsig’s new restaurant and Jacques’ first busy month as resident winemaker – both still found time to meet together with Carlo (Uitsig’s Brand Ambassador) and myself at Open Door for our first (and certainly not last) wine tasting and food pairing session. The inaugural wine in the spotlight: a crisp bottle of Constantia Uitsig’s 2013 white blend.

2017-12-05T09:14:47+00:00 June 15th, 2015|The Tasting Sessions|