Who can deny the lure of a good red on a cold day? As temperatures begin to dip, thoughts of warmer food and rich red wines begin to sound oh-so-good… But you’d be crazy to disregard all white wines until warmer weather surfaces again. Here’s why, and which wines to reach for…

April 26th, 2017|Food Pairings, The Tasting Sessions|

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|The Tasting Sessions|

As the crow flies, there’s no more than 5 kilometers between Constantia Uitsig and Steenberg Estate. Yet there’s a lot more than simply geography that ties these two wine estates together…

November 16th, 2016|The Tasting Sessions|

Spring has sprung, and so has our new vintage. The newest addition to your cellar is finally here. Introducing Constantia Uitsig's Unwooded Chardonnay 2015 – the only unwooded Chardonnay in the Constantia Wine Valley.

September 22nd, 2016|The Tasting Sessions|

Is there a better way to spend a chilly afternoon, than by sitting beside a toasty fire at Open Door, sipping Uitsig’s non-vintage Muscat and calling it work? It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it.

August 16th, 2016|Food Pairings, The Tasting Sessions|

Inspired by our very own Muscat (made from the only red hanepoot grapes in our valley, and the 2nd oldest in the country), here’s a fresh take on an age-old favourite, Rum & Raisin Ice Cream. Our version is as easy to make as it is tasty… requiring no fancy ice cream makers or unnecessary stirs along the way. Enjoy!

August 16th, 2016|Food Pairings, The Tasting Sessions|