Wine & Wineries



    DURBANVILLE HILLS RECEIVES GOLD ACROSS WINE RANGE Durbanville Hills Wines received three gold medals across its three wine ranges at the 15th annual Michelangelo International Wine Awards. A panel of international judges bestowed these on the 2011 Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc, the 2008 Rhinofields Merlot and the 2008 Caapmans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot blend. The 2011 Durbanville Hills Merlot Rosé, 2009 Rhinofields Chardonnay and 2009 Rhinofields Outer Valley Sauvignon Blanc received silver. Cellar master Martin Moore said he was delighted with the result especially as each of the three gold awards went to a different range. “Since our first vintage in 1999 we’ve extended our                  

Wine & Wineries

Learn the Art of Blending Red Wine.

  BLENDING TO PERFECTION AT DURBANVILLE HILLS Learn the essence of creating a masterpiece along with Durbanville Hills’ red winemaker Wilhelm Coetzee as he shares the technique of blending red wines. Discover first-hand the components and nuances in crafting the best Bordeaux- and Cape-style blends. Teams of four people will be creating their own signature style red wine blend and Wilhelm will ensure that the balance and flavour profile is perfected. The blending will be followed by a chef’s side salad, bread rolls and heart-warming lamb tomato bredie served with mini basil dumplings and rice. Date: 9 June 20111 Time: 18.30 for 19.00 Venue: Durbanville Hills tasting room Cost: R145 per person (includes