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  • Muratie wines scoop Top 100 SA Wines status, Double Platinum and Double Gold at the National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wines 2016

    Muratie wines scoop Top 100 SA Wines status, Double Platinum and Double Gold  at the National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wines 2016

    Muratie, the historic Stellenbosch estate owned by the Melck family, is the proud recipient of Top 100 SA Wines 2016 status and a National Wine Challenge Double Platinum award for the Muratie Isabella Chardonnay 2015, as well as Double Gold for the Muratie Ansela van de Caab 2012.

  • Muratie takes stock after week of dramatic wildfires

    Muratie takes stock after week of dramatic wildfires

    After a week that saw a wildfire of disastrous magnitude ravage the Simonsberg wine ward, Muratie Wine Estate is coming to terms with its impact on the farm, and turning their focus to the impending harvest.

  • South Africa’s 2015/16 Ultra value wine challenge results

    South Africa’s 2015/16 Ultra value wine challenge results

    We are delighted to announce that we have won a DOUBLE GOLD in the 2015 Ultra Value Wine Challenge for our Melck's Blended Red!

  • Muratie to host their second Mini Port Festival on Saturday 25th July

    Muratie to host their second Mini Port Festival on Saturday 25th July

    Following on from the success of their inaugural Mini Port Festival hosted last year, Muratie Estate, in conjunction with Juvenal Corks, will be hosting their 2015 Mini Port Festival on Saturday 25th July.  So make the most of the Cape winter and head out to the historic Estate in Stellenbosch to join the Melck family and other leading South African Port producers for a memorable mellow day.

  • A story to tell

    A story to tell

    Tucked into the exquisite Knorhoek Valley north of Stellenbosch, Muratie Wine Estate, under the stewardship of Rijk Melck and his family, has been at the heart of a lot of passionate debate. This debate is centred largely around the desire to protect a century’s old wine experience that is a magnet for wine lovers around the world.

  • Our 2 day old treasure

    Our 2 day old treasure

    Ronelle de Villiers, born on 26 November 2014. 
    Congratulations to our winemaker, Hattingh de Villiers and his wife!!

  • Muratie Estate donates art prizes to Stellenbosch University

    Muratie Estate donates art prizes to Stellenbosch University

    Rijk Melck, custodian of the historic Muratie Estate in Stellenbosch, is donating a generous prize to the art student who is judged to be the winner of the best painting showcased at Stellenbosch University’s Gradex 2014 exhibition.

  • Karoo Lamb cook-off at @DuToitskloof

    Karoo Lamb cook-off at @DuToitskloof

    We had a Karoo Lamb cook-off at @DuToitskloof on 17 September.

  • Doing What Comes Naturally (Country Life - August 2013)

    Doing What Comes Naturally (Country Life - August 2013)

    Muratie Farm Kitchen recently had the wonderful opportunity to feature in one of the top traveling magazines in the country, if not the world, Country Life.  See what they had to say about our little piece of heaven.

  • Karen Key's interview with Rijk Melck

    Karen Key's interview with Rijk Melck

    Karen Key recently interviewed Rijk Melck, wine-maker and owner of Muratie Wine Estate, on SAfm. 

  • Summer at Muratie Wine Estate

    Summer at Muratie Wine Estate

    Muratie, the historic Stellenbosch estate well-loved for its unique old-world ambience, distinctive wines, beautiful gardens and warm hospitality, is once again hosting a superb variety of summer entertainment.

  • Muratie Estate launches new vintages and new menus.

    Muratie Estate launches new vintages and new menus.

    Muratie Estate has released new vintages from its range of Iconic Wines and a delicious summer menu at the Farm Kitchen: paying tribute to the estate’s rich heritage and honouring the extraordinary characters from the farm’s colourful past.

  • In Memory of Francois Conradie

    In Memory of Francois Conradie

    Francois, our beloved winemaker and friend tragically passed away on 13th January 2014.  He leaves behind a treasured legacy and a  loving family - at home, and at Muratie.

  • Cook-off between Muratie and Du Toitskloof

    Cook-off between Muratie and Du Toitskloof

    Along with the Cape Winelands, a region of great beauty with sweeping vineyards and scenic mountain ranges, Cape Malay cuisine is as quintessentially Cape Town as Table Mountain itself. A delicious fusion food, born in Africa, of Asian, European and African food genres, Cape Malay cooking is seasoned with history, infused with culture and full of fine flavours and aromas.

  • Muratie appeals as much on the eye as it does on the palate – a gem of a cellar that's cleaned up its act

    Muratie appeals as much on the eye as it does on the palate – a gem of a cellar that's cleaned up its act

    THE MURATIE Wine Estate has become a favourite stop-over off the R44 along the Simonsberg stretch of the Stellenbosch Wine Route, particularly since the Melck family stepped up a gear hospitality wise by offering meals from their Cellar Kitchen.

  • Muratie - Conservation at Work

    Muratie - Conservation at Work

    Pictures talk louder than words.  With this simple statement in mind, Korneel Cools and Anne du Plessis set out on a venture to try and capture a part of the essence behind Conservation at Work and why this body exists.

  • Muratie Ronnie Melck Shiraz 2009 wins gold!

    Muratie Ronnie Melck Shiraz 2009 wins gold!

    Muratie Wine Estate is proud to announce that the Ronnie Melck Shiraz 2009 won a Gold medal at the 2013 Syrah du Monde, the annual international competition that recognises the leading Syrahs in the world.

    Image left to Right: Muratie  Ronnie Melck Shiraz 2009,
    and Ronnie Melck

  • Muratie Father’s Day Gift Pack

    Muratie Father’s Day Gift Pack

    Spoil Dad this Father’s Day! Special gift pack with 6x Muratie’s iconic wines for R550.

    Wines include: 1x Isabella Chardonnay, 1x Laurens Campher Blended White, 1x Ronnie Melck Shiraz, 1x Ansela van de Caab, 1x Amber Forever and 1x Cape Ruby.

  • Falstaff Wine Tasting Event in February 2013

    Falstaff Wine Tasting Event in February 2013

    In the February issue of Falstaff, a selection of Muratie wines were rated in a wine tasting, with excellent results.

  • Muratie Iconic Wine Awards Nov 2012

    Muratie Iconic Wine Awards Nov 2012

    Muratie Wine Estate's Iconic Wines Lauded Locally and Internationally.
    Including Platter's 2013 Superquaffer of the Year for Melck's Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2011. The array of prestigious local and international awards won this year by Muratie Wine Estate underlines the significance of their recent rejuvenation. This included improved viticultural practices and the refashioning of the cellar, both to enhance the quality of their wines, yet at the same time adhering to the Melck family’s deep respect for the Estate’s rich heritage.

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