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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.
Enjoy Debbie Mclaughlin's Smoked Salmon Trout Salad With Groote Post's #Seasalter2021

Enjoy Debbie Mclaughlin's Smoked Salmon Trout Salad With Groote Post's #Seasalter2021

Debbie McLaughlin, cordon bleu chef patron at Hilda’s Kitchen, the much-loved restaurant at Groote Post, has used her culinary creativity to devise a special seafood dish to perfectly complement Groote Post’s #Seasalter2021.
Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2019, Excellent With A Superbly Baked Beef Wellington

Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2019, Excellent With A Superbly Baked Beef Wellington

Groote Post is up the West Coast in the Darling Wine Appellation. It has a marine climate with the vineyard much affected by the Benguela Current which flows up the side of Africa and originating in the deep cold soup Atlantic Ocean.
Head West with The Family in Six Steps

Head West with The Family in Six Steps

The West Coast Wine Regions hug the stretch between the sea and the Swartland. To savour every sip of the best of the West, journey from Malmesbury, to Riebeek Kasteel, west to Darling, north to the Swartland, the Cedar Mountains and the Namaqua West Coast.
Groote Post Seasalter Wins Trophy at OMTWS

Groote Post Seasalter Wins Trophy at OMTWS

We are thrilled to report that our 2019 Seasalter has just been awarded the Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc at the 2021 Old Mutal Trophy Wine Show.
Cook up a storm this winter - Beef Wellington paired perfectly with Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red

Cook up a storm this winter - Beef Wellington paired perfectly with Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red

Cook up a storm with the delectable Beef Wellington dish while we're still in the grip of winter. It goes perfectly with our The Old Man's Blend Red.
Join three generations of the Pentz family in celebrating your heritage on Father's Day - Enjoying Groote Post’s The Old Man’s Blend range of wines

Join three generations of the Pentz family in celebrating your heritage on Father's Day - Enjoying Groote Post’s The Old Man’s Blend range of wines

On Father’s Day on Sunday 20th June, three generations of the Pentz family, Peter Pentz senior (The Old Man), his son Nick and grandson Peter, will be celebrating their rich heritage.
Groote Post Presents Red Sheep Band Live - A wine tasting and music affair not to be missed

Groote Post Presents Red Sheep Band Live - A wine tasting and music affair not to be missed

Groote Post will be hosting a memorable wine tasting & music experience on 19 June. Winemaker, Lukas Wentzel, will be presenting a Groote Post wine tasting in the barrel cellar, while Red Sheep Music, the ever-popular duo from Stellenbosch, will be curating a selection of songs to pair with the wines.
Who are the true "wine onliners"​?

Who are the true "wine onliners"​?

I recently posted an Instagram story poll: 79% said they prefer buying wine in-store, while only 21% opts for buying wine online. The vast majority of the participants are between 18-35. This made me think, who is really your online wine market?
OH DARLING - so much to explore and win!

OH DARLING - so much to explore and win!

If you are keen to experience Darling at its best, now is the time to enter their fascinating quiz and stand a chance to win a real Taste of Darling on Mothers' Day this Sunday
Join South Africa’s International #Sauvblancday Celebrations

Join South Africa’s International #Sauvblancday Celebrations

Calling all Sauvignon Blanc lovers! Sauvignon Blanc South Africa, as the ambassador for SA’s most popular wine variety, is celebrating International #SauvBlancDay2021 with the rest of the world – and you are invited.
WATCH: Groote Post on GROOT plaas

WATCH: Groote Post on GROOT plaas

Nick & Peter Pentz jr. was recently interviewed on kykNET's agricultural program; Groot Plaas by Elsa Esterhuizen.
Generations Work Together To Be Successful Together

Generations Work Together To Be Successful Together

Nick Pentz was on #RSGGeldsake met Moneyweb, on RSG.
Groote Post Host Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde And Western Cape Minister Of Agriculture, Ivan Meyer

Groote Post Host Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde And Western Cape Minister Of Agriculture, Ivan Meyer

Groote Post were honoured to have the opportunity to host Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Ivan Meyer on the estate, in the midst of the 2021 harvest.
Debbie Mclaughlin, Cordon Bleu Chef Patron at Hilda's Kitchen devises a Special Seafood Dish to Perfectly Complement the Groote Post Seasalter

Debbie Mclaughlin, Cordon Bleu Chef Patron at Hilda's Kitchen devises a Special Seafood Dish to Perfectly Complement the Groote Post Seasalter

It was with much excitement that Groote Post, the historic West Coast farm owned by the Pentz family, released the much-anticipated 2020 vintage of their Seasalter 2020 - their flagship Sauvignon with a Semillon component and a touch of oak.
Groote Post Welcomes Prestigious Wine Awards Amidst A Very Challenging Year

Groote Post Welcomes Prestigious Wine Awards Amidst A Very Challenging Year

Groote Post, the beautiful and historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by the Pentz family, has had an excellent yield from the 2020 wine competitions and ratings. A standout feature has been that the accolades were spread fairly evenly across all the Groote Post wines.
Chef Debbie Mclaughlin, from Hilda's Kitchen, prepared this appetising starter to go along with our latest release of MCC Brut: Retro prawn & avo ritz

Chef Debbie Mclaughlin, from Hilda's Kitchen, prepared this appetising starter to go along with our latest release of MCC Brut: Retro prawn & avo ritz

Serve it to your guests this festive season as an appetizer served with a glass of our delectable MCC Brut.
Raise A Toast To Groote Post's New Brut Cap Classique

Raise A Toast To Groote Post's New Brut Cap Classique

Groote Post, the historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by the Pentz family has released a new Brut Méthode Cap Classique–in perfect time for the festive season.
Groote Post Seasalter Sauvignon Blanc 2020, do watch my YouTube video

Groote Post Seasalter Sauvignon Blanc 2020, do watch my YouTube video

Groote Post is situated in Darling, an ideal wine grape growing area due to the Benguela Current which runs up the West coast from the cold deep Atlantic Ocean down South.

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