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Groote Post Newsletter - May 2016
Rainfall the lowest in 50 years.... grape production down... but some standout cultivars to look forward to. The season 2016 was a huge challenge to any farmer in South Africa, whatever your farming enterprise.It’s not a year that we would like to have repeat itself soon.
Make this summer all about sunshine and smiles at Hilda's kitchen
Summer’s here with a vengeance this year and Hilda’s Kitchen is thinking long, lazy lunches under the Cork Oak tree or in the sweet coolness of the Manor House where the thick walls and expansive rooms provide much needed relief from the sweltering heat.
Groote Post release both their 2015 Sauvignon Blancs
The Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2015 and the Kapokberg ‘Vineyard Selection’ Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Groote Post Newsletter - 2015 Holiday Edition
Holiday Edition! Connected: The Online world of Groote post - December 2015
Groote Post November Market
Visitors can expect ‘all things Christmas’ at Groote Post’s November Market. All the stalls will be decorated for the occasion and showcasing a wide variety of gifts. Father Christmas will be entertaining the children and Riaan, the DJ, and the winners of the Feather Boa Talent Search Project, will be playing!
Groote Post Newsletter - November 2015
The Darling Spring flowers came and went in a short 3 weeks this year, with nature adjusting itself to the very dry year we have had with yearly rainfall down by 60% to date. On the wines how side it has been anything but a dry year with 5 of our wines getting gold medals at various wine shows.
Celebrate the change of season at Groote Post's country market
With 1 September around the corner and the spring flowers beginning to bloom, Groote Post invites you to put some spring in your step, and head out to the Darling Hills, for their first monthly market of the new season.
Groote Post Newsletter - June 2015
Sitting down to write this introduction, I hear water running in the down pipes. I rush outside like anover-excited kid to see the so very welcome rain soaking down. It’s at times like this that you realise,as a farmer, just how reliant you are on the weather to shape your crops of grain and grapes
Groote Post launches the Old Man's blend Father's Day Campaign
This Father’s Day, Sunday 21st June, Groote Post is paying special tribute to their very own ‘Old Man’, Peter Pentz, by showcasing The Old Man’s Blend range of wines, released in his honour, with Happy Father’s Day neck-tags.
Escape on a country meander for a day to remember
With so much to offer, a visit to Groote Post is an absolute must.
The Chefmag: Groote Post & Hilda's Kitchen
This historic property has only been a wine farm since the early 1990s, after extensive soil tests found that the terroir was perfect for winemaking. It was bought in 1972 as a cool-climate site for dairy operations, but originally the name harks back to the farm’s status as the largest guarding post in the area which was set up to prevent marauders from stealing cattle.
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
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P.O. Box 103, Darling, 7345, South Africa