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Groote Post March 2015 Newsletter
Grape harvest time comes around beginning February, unless you are the year 2015, which had wine and farm folk hurriedly packing up at the seaside mid January to get home to harvest.
Groote Post Sunset Farm Drives this holiday season
We are thrilled at our Klink Wine Tourism award for our Game Drive, specially as the winners were chosen from the votes made by you our valued consumer.
The online world of GROOTE POST - December 2014
The year starts to wind down and gives me the opportunity to wish all our wine friends a joyous andfestive Christmas and a most prosperous 2015. My Dad and Wimpie were off to The Klink WineTourism Awards recently and came home with the top honours in the Wild Card category for ourGame Drives.
Groote Post wins 2014 Klink Wine Tourism award for its ever-popular game drive
Groote Post, the historic West Coast wine farm, is the proud winner of the Wild Card category at the 2014 Klink Wine Tourism Awards, for its ever-popular Game Drive.
The best just got better: Why the 2014 Klink winners deserve an award
Wine and tourism are each other’s NBFs (new best friends) with good food, stylish getaways and ‘wish you were here’ adventures part and parcel of a “proper” Western Cape Winelands experience.
The Tipsy Gipsy Reviews Groote Post's Country Market
I have many favourite pastimes with two of them being a lazy Sunday drive in the countryside and taking a leisurely amble around a market. The Groote Post Country Market takes care of both those. It’s roughly an hour’s drive along the West Coast Road (which always feels like it stretches on forever) and the Sunday market is what I call a “true market”. For me a market should have something for e
Vote for the Groote Post Game Drive in the 2014 Klink Wine Tourism Awards
It’s time for the third ‘Klink’ Wine Tourism Awards and Groote Post’s ever popular Game Drive is a nominee in the category‘Award for Most Unusual Attraction on a Wine Route’– the category celebrating a destination that offers a unique selling point attracting wine tourists to the farm.
Groote Post’s first country market a fine recipe for success
Groote Post’s first Country Market, on a perfect spring day on Sunday 31 August, was an overwhelming success with 2 380 visitors flocking to the historical family estate to enjoy everything that was on offer.
Groote Post extends its popular offerings to a monthly country market
Country hospitality on your doorstep on the last Sunday of every month between 10h00 and 15h00
Treat the old man to a memorable visit to Groote Post on Father's Day
In honour of Groote Post’s very own Old Man, Peter Pentz, Groote Post will be pulling out all the stops to present Dad’s and their families with a splendid offering on Father’s Day.
The online world of GROOTE POST - June 2014
The Winter has finally arrived and we are off on wine trips all round, from Gauteng to KZN to Namibia as well as Europe. See our events list to catch us at your local wine show.
A tale of two-tier terroir
Money can’t buy you love - but it can sure buy you an extra tier of terroir on the side. Graham Howe visits wineries which have extended their portfolios by developing cool climate vineyards and varieties in coastal wine regions.
The online world of GROOTE POST - February 2014
I would like to wish all our Groote Post followers a very Happy New Year, may 2014 deliver on all your hopes and dreams.On the farm we have had good rains in early January which have been a huge help in the final ripening phase of the grapes.
Groote Post commemorates its 15th vintage
With the launch of the Kapokberg range (the new name for the three Reserve wines)as well as stylish new packaging for the Groote Post and The Old Man’s Blend ranges
Hilda’s Kitchen at Groote Post Vineyards, well worth the drive
With the pleasant drive along the R27 and then turning right onto the Darling Hills Road to Groote Post one immediately gets into holiday mode.
Groote Post’s ‘Grande Dame of Cape Cuisine’, Hildagonda Duckitt, returns to her ‘Dear Old Home’
With ‘Hilda-esque’ recipes featuring on the menu at the award-winning Hilda’s Kitchen eatery
The Cap Classique Association 4th Technical Seminar - Book now to avoid disappointment
THE CAP CLASSIQUE ASSOCIATION is proud to announce the program for the 4th Technical Seminar Day brought to you by SA Litho, which will be held on Tuesday 23th July 2013 at Joostenberg Conference Center, Stellenbosch.
MCC - Consol preferential rates 2013
The Cap Classique Producers’ Association is proud to announce that they have recently negotiated a mutual support agreement with CONSOL GLASS for all paid-up members of the Association.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 winners announced
Judges at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards tasted a record-breaking 14 362 wines and awarded nearly 10 000 medals, it was announced on Monday morning.
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