Archive for June 2012

2008 Vintage Port – Michelangelo Grand D’Or

vintage port

Our proud winemaker, Francois “Hoed” Conradie, proved his mettle yet again walking away with his Michelangelo Grand D’Or – aka DOUBLE Gold – for his 2008 Vintage Port.

He won an additional gold medal for his Isabella Chardonnay 2010 and silver for the Merlot 2007 and Melck’s Red 2010.

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Ode to Pinot

Ode to Pinot

Without doubt the centre of the Cape wine universe, Stellenbosch boasts a myriad of producers, varieties and styles but only a handful are dedicated to the most fickle red variety of them all – Pinot Noir.

Those who can be singled out for particular dedication to the grape include Meerlust, Muratie, Vriesenhof and relative newcomer Pepin Conde, all of whom are beginning to master – if it’s possible – the heart break grape.

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Woord en wyn met Kerneels Breytenbach

Kerneels Breytenbach

Woord en wyn met Kerneels Breytenbach Muratie se eienaar, Rijk Melck, deel sy beste wyne terwyl skrywer en smulpaap Kerneels Breytenbach saam aansit vir ʼn heerlike middagete vol kwinkslae. 9 Maart 12:00 vir 12:30 | Muratie, Knorhoekpad | 180min | R250 Book

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Muratie Harvest Festival – 10 March

Muratie Harvest Festival - 10 March

60 Minute Magic 11am-12pmRijk Melk takes you on a wild wine journey including cellar and vineyard tours, wine tasting & grape stomping!Ticketts R30pp (only 30 ticketts to be sold) Blues ‘n Burgers 2pm onwardsLet the Kitchen Jammin’ Blues Band entertain you with an afternoon of live music while you relax in the lush garden with…

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