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Groote Post Patriarch honoured for contribution in SA dairy

Groote Post Patriarch honoured for contribution in SA dairy

Peter Pentz Snr, who traded milking parlours for vine blocks 20 years ago, is still lauded for his significant contribution to the South African dairy industry.
Winning streak for Groote Post

Winning streak for Groote Post

It's certainly all smiles for the team of Groote Post following 2 big achievements at Rosé Rocks and Veritas Awards in the past week.
Merit Wine and Spirit Challenge 2022 results

Merit Wine and Spirit Challenge 2022 results

The 2022 Merit Wine and Spirit Challenge awarded quality and value wines and spirits across price points!
Wine Concepts and The Vineyard Hotel present Garden Day and Chardonnay and Pinot Noir celebration

Wine Concepts and The Vineyard Hotel present Garden Day and Chardonnay and Pinot Noir celebration

Wine Concepts is presenting their 10th Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Celebration in collab with The Vineyard Hotel who celebrates International Garden Day on the lawns of the hotel on 9 October.
Top 20 finalists show off 2022 vintage in FNB Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 competition

Top 20 finalists show off 2022 vintage in FNB Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 competition

Sauvignon Blanc SA has announced the 20 finalists of the 2022 FNB Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 – and no less than 13 of them are from the 2022 vintage.
Groote Post heads to Stellenbosch for Woordfees 2022

Groote Post heads to Stellenbosch for Woordfees 2022

Groote Post Vineyards will be heading to Stellenbosch for the Toyota US Woordfees taking place from 10-16 October.
South African Young Wine Show 2022 regional champions

South African Young Wine Show 2022 regional champions

SA Young Wine Show announces the regional champions of their annual competition for young wines made in the same year.
Groote Post Seasalter 2022 promises to fill big (and proudly south african) shoes

Groote Post Seasalter 2022 promises to fill big (and proudly south african) shoes

Seasalter is a proudly West Coast wine brand that is challenging what consumers think of South African Sauvignon Blanc.
Groote Post’s Salt of the Earth flagship red blend pays tribute to its origin and the Groote Post way of life

Groote Post’s Salt of the Earth flagship red blend pays tribute to its origin and the Groote Post way of life

Groote Post is home to a Darling Shiraz Cinsault red blend, aptly named Salt of the Earth.
Prescient Shiraz Report 2022 now live

Prescient Shiraz Report 2022 now live

The Prescient Shiraz Report 2022 is now live. Take a look at the Top 10 Shiraz wines from this year's report.
Get ready for big #sauvblancday celebrations

Get ready for big #sauvblancday celebrations

Calling all Sauvignon Blanc lovers! Sauvignon Blanc South Africa is celebrating International #SauvBlancDay 2022 with the rest of the world – and you are invited.
Results of the Red Blend Challenge 2022

Results of the Red Blend Challenge 2022

Holden Manz Big G 2017 is the trophy winner at this year's Red Blend Challenge, a competition honouring each red blend as a work of art.
Churn your weekend into a West Coast cheese and wine festival this April

Churn your weekend into a West Coast cheese and wine festival this April

Over the weekend of 23-24 April, Groote Post will play host to the first-ever SoA Cheese Festival on the West Coast.
South African Cheese Festival surprises with reduced ticket price and an extra day

South African Cheese Festival surprises with reduced ticket price and an extra day

The SA Cheese Festival can now accommodate more guests. To celebrate the good news, they've reduced their ticket price and added an extra day.
Harvest teams: Get ready for #crushfunnies and share your wine harvest fun with us

Harvest teams: Get ready for #crushfunnies and share your wine harvest fun with us

We know harvest time means early mornings, late nights, sweat, and even a few tears. But there's also camaraderie and many laughs shared. We want a look at the behind-the-scenes fun of #sawineharvest2022.
SA Cheese Festival Pop-Up Picnics at Groote Post

SA Cheese Festival Pop-Up Picnics at Groote Post

Cheese and wine enthusiasts can look forward to an exciting new experience - a month-long voyage of cheese and more in 4 locations of which Groote Post is a part.
Groote Post pre-harvest report 2022

Groote Post pre-harvest report 2022

The start of a new year is synonymous with grape harvesting in the Cape Winelands and the beginning of a new vintage. With only weeks to go until the first grapes arrive at the cellar, we look at what the grape harvest of 2022 holds for Groote Post.
Nick’s notes: The Old Man's Blend story

Nick’s notes: The Old Man's Blend story

The Old Man’s Blend pays tribute to a very special Old Man, Peter Pentz Snr. Peter is the patriarch of the Pentz family and at heart a stockman and cattle farmer of fame.
Editor's Weekly Wrap #2

Editor's Weekly Wrap #2

Awards season is here, which means we are inundated with many a press release on wineries achieving phenomenal results and flying the flag high for SA. Time flies when you're winning gold, so let's recap the week in a snippet.
Prescient Sauvignon Blanc Report 2021 is now live!

Prescient Sauvignon Blanc Report 2021 is now live!

Overall quality extremely high.

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