Month: October 2016

Mentzendorff
By
Alexis Gouk

A visit to the Hamilton Russell Estate

18 October, 2016

To this point in my career, I had never experienced such amazing hospitality as at the Hamilton Russell Estate. The greeting by the family dogs, Ashbourne, January, Ophelia and Como and Guillaume the resident Butler, was a fabulous welcome (as long as you don’t mind tail whipping and a bit of slobber!)

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By
Claire Scott-Gall

A visit to Anwilka in the Helderberg, Stellenbosch

17 October, 2016

Anwilka’s vineyards are just 7 km from the ocean in Stellenbosch’s prime Helderberg region. The cool south easterly wind means that the Helderberg area is 3-4°C cooler than the rest of Stellenbosch, producing longer hang times and more elegant wines.

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Mentzendorff
By
Becky Herbert

The wonderful world of Mentzendorff Kummel

6 October, 2016

We’re bringing it right back to the heart of Mentzendorff this week and setting our sights on the infamous and mysterious world of Mentzendorff Kummel, a luscious caraway seed based digestive, which still retains the name of our founder, Ludwig Mentzendorff.

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