Category: Cap Classique

Make your own MCC at Wacky Wine

Come and experience how to make Cap Classique during Wacky Wine Weekend 2016.During this annual event, taking place between 2 and 5 June this year, we will assist you in making your own masterpiece. You will be taken through all

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Cheers to Wacky Wine!

We can’t wait for this year’s Wacky Wine Weekend, 4 – 7 June! We’re ready to welcome old friends and new visitors alike on the estate for lunch and wine tastings, including very special tutored tastings in our underground cellar

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Oestyd 2015

Hier is wat Philip Jonker, ons eienaar en wynmaker, skryf oor vanjaar se oes: “Laas winter was ordentlik koud wat die wingerd goed laat rus het. Die wingerdstokke het gelyktydig wakker geword in die lente, heelwat vroeër as die afgelope

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Hands-on Harvest 2015

Visit us on 20 and 21 February for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create your very own special of Méthode Cap Classique with your host Philip Jonker, the estate’s owner and MCC specialist wine maker. The event forms part of the

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More Bling for The Ring

  We are proud to announce that Phillip Jonker’s Brut, The Ring, has attracted yet another gold award, this time a double gold in the Vitis Vinifera Awards. The Vitis Vinifera awards are driven by the consumer and aims to commend more

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Donation makes more Sparkling Faces

The Cap Classique Association has topped up their 2012 donation of R60 000 to our Edge of Life Fund project 1000 sparkling faces by donating another R20 000 to the fund. The money will boost the 1000 sparkling faces project, a function

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Two great blog mentions

We were recently mentioned in two great blogs that we’re excited to share with you. CNN.com mentioned us as one of ’10 sensational South African wine farms’, singling us out for our ‘friendly vibe’ and ‘terrific value’ accomodation. “The Breede River

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2014 Harvest – The challenges continue

Phillip Jonker writes: “2014 is a spinner. Few things make sense. Vineyard block records and history is of little value and we have to constantly think on our feet. Late blocks ripen early and earlier blocks later. The Cabernet is

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2014 is ‘n draaibalbouler

Phillip Jonker skryf: “Min dinge maak sin. Wingerdblokrekords en geskiedenis is van min waarde en ons moet oomblik vir oomblik op ons voete dink. Laat blokke raak vroeg ryp en vroeë blokke laat. Cabernet is voor Shiraz ryp en Chardonnay

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2014: A Challenging Harvest

Phillip Jonker writes: “2014’s harvest stands out as one with challenging weather during the ripening of the grapes. “There were heavy rains in January, incredible heat in February, long periods of high humidity and early morning dew. In spite of

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