CHENIN SHINING IN THE WELLINGTON WINE REGION

During the last decade South-African wines made a lasting impression internationally, scooping up awards, exporting to new markets as well as established markets which is known for old world wines with long standing histories of wine culture.  All of this has been largely due to the quality Pinotage and Chenin Blanc produced in South Africa.

Today we celebrate Chenin Blanc as cultivar along with the international wine drinking community, and while this fruity white wine may be associated with a hot summers day and crisp salad, the diversity of Chenin Blanc really comes to show when crafted as wine to age.  The days of Chenin Blanc being limited to single uses and based wine, often referred to as Steen, is long forgotten. Read more

SHOW DAD HOW MUCH YOU CARE

Show dad how much you care and support local with good food and good wine.

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TAKE WINE WEDNESDAY HOME!

FILL UP YOUR WINE SELECTION AND PREPARE FOR A VIRTUAL WINE WEDNESDAY AT HOME

The Wellington Wine Route, sponsored by Old Mutual Insure misses all our regular Wine Wednesday guests! COVID-19 Level 3 Lockdown has made things a bit more bearable. You can now purchase our wine route’s wines and enjoy it in the comfort of your home.

Although we can’t meet in our usual way to enjoy some wine tasting with good music and pizza, we have decided to assist you with an easy reference to experiencing your very own Wine Wednesday at home. Read more

WELLINGTON WELCOMES BUSINESS TRAVELERS

The following accommodation spots are open to welcome business travelers to Wellington. All these properties are compliant with COVID-19 health and safety regulations with regards to housekeeping, hygiene, food and beverage, staff and guest protocols.  Read more

LET MOTHER NATURE WORK HER MAGIC!

Nature, fresh air and exercise makes for a winning combination. Amidst all the uncertainty and fear that Covid-19 has brought one thing remains unchanged and that is Mother Nature. Visit Wellington is in the very fortunate position to be surrounded by her! Do your over stressed brain a favor, take the time to slow down during these chaotic times, get outdoors and let Mother Nature work her magic!  Read more