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It's Albariño season!

It's Albariño season!

We are often asked where we find the inspiration for our wines – for new blends, for different names, for doing something that no one has ever done before. The long answer is too complex to fit on a piece of paper. The short answer, however, is that inspiration finds us, not the other way round. One can be inspired in the most unlikely of places: the trick is to...
Cool Chardonnay Harvest

Cool Chardonnay Harvest

  Cool Chardonnay Harvest on De Wetshof Sees Excellent Quality in Lower Yields Dense clouds bearing splashes of summer rain in the Robertson region has led to De Wetshof’s 2019 harvest kicking off in a manner that can be described as stop-start-wait.While the early low-sugar Chardonnay for Cap Classique was being harvested from the middle of January in dry, mild...
Thunderchild

Thunderchild

  Thunderchild It is a new year with new resolutions, and we wouldn't be the only ones to say that our goal for 2019 is to do more good - be better, help others, be more selfless. The Thunderchild project is one that we feel truly betters the lives of those less fortunate, and one that fully aligns with our resolutions for the new year. You might be receiving this...
Sparkling Brut Rosè

Sparkling Brut Rosè

    Robertson Winery Launches a Sparkling Brut Rosè   Robertson Winery, true to its reputation for pioneering and innovation, has launched a Sparkling Brut Rosé Wine, the first in South Africa.   Delightfully pink and dry with a vivacious sparkle, elegantly refreshing, charmingly drinkable and vibrantly packaged, the Robertson Winery Sparkling Brut Rosé is a perfect addition...
R300-MILLION MERGER

R300-MILLION MERGER

R300-MILLION MERGER PUTS CAPE WINE GIANT ON TRACK FOR LONG-TERM SUCCESS The Bonnievale Wines group and Wandsbeck Wines are to merge, creating a wine company with assets in excess of R300m. The amalgamation of the wineries in the Robertson region sees the formation of one of the Cape's biggest wine producers, to be known as Bonnievale Wine Cellar (Pty) Ltd. The...
Experience Excellence

Experience Excellence

The Jacques Bruére VINTAGE MCC range is certainly exceptional. We are pleased to present them all as medal winners from the 2018 Veritas Awards ceremony.
On Top

On Top

The Veritas results are an indication of the continued excellence in quality you can find at Bon Courage.
Another rocking good rosé wine

Another rocking good rosé wine

We are delighted to announce that the Graham Beck Brut Rosé 2013 has won a Double Gold medal at this year's Rosé Rocks competition! 'Rosé Rocks!' is South Africa's first dedicated rosé wine competition which seeks to recognise excellence in rosé winemaking and promote the SA Rosé category.
On top Form

On top Form

Graham Beck has proven again that their prestigious range of Méthode Cap Classique sparkling wines can compete with the very best international benchmarks, having scored no less than five Medals of Excellence and a Gold Medal in this year's exclusive Tim Atkin 2018 South Africa Special Report line-up.  
More awards to share

More awards to share

Latest Achievements ULTRA VALUE WINE AWARDS | MICHELANGELO INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS | VITIS VINIFERA AWARDS | CHARDONNAY DU MONDE | SYRAH DU MONDE
MCC hit sixes at Lord’s Wines during Awards season

MCC hit sixes at Lord’s Wines during Awards season

From Tim Atkin’s Master of Wine report onwards to the Michelangelo - and Veritas- Awards, Lord’s is at the top of its game! South Africa, McGregor- October 2018 -Lord’s Wines triumphed at the most prestigious awards and competed on a local and international level, getting very high scores on both. The Lord’s Wines MCC’s scored top honours in the Tim Atkin Master of...
Wines to watch

Wines to watch

Windfall wine farm, the family -owned boutique producer in the secluded Agterkliphoogte valley is getting into its stride, releasing an ever-increasing range of wines along with its highly regarded potstill brandy.The judges of several national wine competitions are taking note of the products flowing from this cellar, and the 2018 awards are adding up to a pleasing total...
Renewed Vigor Rewarded

Renewed Vigor Rewarded

Based on the scope of recognition that various Zandvliet wines have been garnering the past year, it is clear that the renewed energy of new owners and the welcome outlay in terms of a trendy tasting lounge and on-farm hospitality offering are paying off. ANB Investments (who is also the owner of the well-known ClemenGold mandarin brand) took over ownership in...
ROBERTSON SHINES AT 2018 YOUNG WINE SHOW

ROBERTSON SHINES AT 2018 YOUNG WINE SHOW

    ROBERTSON SHINES AT 2018 YOUNG WINE SHOW Appraising the potential of the valley’s current vintage We have three SA national champions and a host of regional winners to congratulate now that the dust has settled on the 2018 South African and Regional Young Wine Show results. At this, the 186th presentation of the SA Young Wine Show awards, Bon Courage took home both the...
Wine on the River in partnership with Nedbank 2018

Wine on the River in partnership with Nedbank 2018

WINE ON THE RIVER IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEDBANK: 26-28 OCTOBER 2018 Ladies and gents, lovers of fabulous wine, good food and happy vibes - assemble! Springtime is around the corner and the Robertson Wine Valley is getting ready to celebrate in style. Expect to unwind, enjoy fresh country air and beautiful scenery with an array of fine wines, delightful treats and great...

 

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