The 2014 grape harvest is practically done and dusted. The frantic chaos of running pumps, forklifts and tractors has settled into a happy calm. The work doesn’t end here though. Red wines are being taken down into barrels for maturation and our winemaking team is already dreaming up the perfect blend of tanks for the… continue reading
The AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction 2014 took place this past weekend at the Delaire Graff Estate. This inaugural event hosted 250 invitation-only guests, many of whom have travelled from far to the Winelands for this lavish and world class function. According to the trust; “The mandate of The Cape Wine Auction Trust is to raise… continue reading
Thelema has officially kicked off the 2014 Harvest. The vineyards are looking healthy and in balance, with very little disease. Chatting to our winemaker Rudi, he says the start of the harvest feels a bit like a “Hurry up…and wait situation! A late winter had us harvest our young Chardonnay vineyard 10 days later than… continue reading
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to taste some of Thelema’s older vintage Cabernet Sauvignons in a fun and intimate tasting hosted by Gyles Webb.
I hope you are all getting ready for the holidays. We are certainly trying to, but there’s a lot to do before we can put our feet up. The weather hasn’t helped much; we’ve had a very wet spring which has lead to excessively vigorous growth in the vineyards, especially in Elgin. It is normal… continue reading