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Spring at Malgas: A visual diary

Spring is always an exciting, beautiful time with new shoots developing from the harsh rocky soils. There’s also a lot of work required to sucker, removing unwanted shoots. We avoid spraying any insecticides but spray for fungal diseases. Irrigate where necessary and keep weeds down to a minimum. We’ve had a really dry Spring in […]

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To celebrate the end of the year and in particular our new releases with our new look labels sporting the winery in the vineyard, we’re putting up a stretch tent on our front lawn for the week before Christmas. We’ll be serving simple but delicious meals between 10.00am and 3.00pm from Tuesday 18 December to Friday […]

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Some may think that winemakers only work during harvest, but a lot has to happen during the winter months to set you up for a successful growing season. Here’s a condensed visual diary of what we have been up to… It’s a special thing to go through all the seasons with the vines; from hibernation in the […]

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19 – 21 October 2018 We’re delighted to offer our first mountain bike weekend, which we’ve been thinking about for a few years and finally got around to organizing it. We hope this will become a sought after annual event and you’ll be the ones to attend the very first. The Sijnn winery is situated […]

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De Hoop Fine Wine Weekend

Our third De Hoop Fine Wine Weekend will be hosted on the weekend of 31 August 2018. De Hoop Nature Reserve, a 30 minute drive from the winery, is a brilliant weekend getaway destination and offers incredible land based whale watching. It’s a special place and allows one to really get away from it all. […]

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Introducing Free Reign 1st Edition

On Friday evening we released a wine that really breaks new ground. As if our Sijnn project wasn’t ground breaking enough we’ve gone rogue with a new wine project. Choosing the best barrels from three vintages and gradually blended them, layering them up to something super complex and beguiling. Vega Sicilia, one of Spain’s most […]

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An Exploration of Textures

We don’t get up to Johannesburg very often, so Rita & I are taking the opportunity to introduce 2 personal projects at much the same time and place at NCW in Melville Johannesburg on Wednesday 11 April. Eco printed silk scarves by Rita Trafford Rita’s latest collection of Eco printed silk scarves will be available […]

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We’ve had our busiest days at the winery over Easter so we open during the week in an effort to help everyone get a slice of Malgas magic. We suggest visiting during the week for a more leisurely experience. Wednesday 28 March Thursday 29 March Friday 30 March Saturday 31 March Open from 10:00 – […]

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Gauteng we are coming to you!

According to the 2011 census, Malgas has a population of 44 people. While I love our sleepy corner of the world, you can’t blame me for wanting to visit up North every now and again! With harvest 2018 wrapped up and safely in barrel (although we are pressing the last bit of red as I […]

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