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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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EASTER OPEN DAYS

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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FESTIVE SEASON OPENING TIMES

The sleepy Malgas region becomes a hive of activity over the summer school holidays and we can be overwhelmed by visitors to the winery. Apart from being open every Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm, we have the following opening times, so that everyone can have an enjoyable visit and an opportunity to buy some wine: Wednesday […]

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Charla’s Saturday Night Braai’s

After an incredible and intense trip of fine-dining and visiting restaurants that serve our wine in the UK, Germany & Ireland, Charla is back on home turf and savouring the slightly slower pace at Sijnn. Nothing says welcome home like a good old steak braai… You are invited to come and enjoy some special older […]

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Wine & Wildebeest Safari, Kenya

AUGUST 18-25, 2018 THE WILDEBEEST MIGRATION David & Rita Trafford of award-winning De Trafford Estate & Sijnn Wines, along with world-renowned wildlife authors & photographers Daryl & Sharna Balfour, invite you to join them on a spectacular and exclusive wine & wildebeest migration safari in Kenya’s acclaimed Maasai Mara National Reserve in August next year […]

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A taste of harvest

Come and experience harvest in Malgas this Saturday 11 February anytime from 9:00 to 15:00 to see how our beautiful wines are made using our traditional methods: handpicking, basket presses, punchdowns… the good old way! We will of course have our vintner platters for sale and tastings available throughout the day. There is no charge […]

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Festive Opening Hours

We are very excited to announce our opening hours for the holidays: Wednesday 21 – Saturday 24 December Wednesday 27 – Friday 30 December Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 January Open from 10:00 – 15:00 for wine tastings & sales. Also serving our delicious vintner platters. We look forward to seeing you on our patio […]

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The Chenin Blanc Picnic

We can hardly think of a better way to spend a Sunday than celebrating Chenin. Debi van Flymen CWM, who does our sales & distribution in Johannesburg, is hosting a fun Sunday Chenin picnic. She’s selected various Chenin Blanc / Chenin based blends in different styles and from different wine growing regions to offer an […]

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A Sijnn Celebration

2016 was our 10th vintage at Sijnn, signalling our coming of age to some extent. To celebrate we have arranged a special wine dinner at the Dining Room, a characterful space in Woodstock. Karen Dudley’s menu shows off our two signature wines labelled modestly as Sijnn White 2015 & Sijnn Red 2012. We will also be […]

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