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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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Renosterveld Weekend: 23-25 September

Together with the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust Rita & David Trafford will be hosting a weekend of renosterveld exploration and wine-tasting in the beautiful Overberg. Come and see why we are supporting this special initiative in our small way. Pack your hiking shoes and join us for guided walks by renosterveld ecologists within two different […]

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Pop-up tastings in Swellendam

While we are closed for tastings at the winery & battle with the Liquor Board, we’ve partnered with Field & Fork in Swellendam and plan to have a few pop-up tastings there over the next few weeks. If you find yourself in the area, please do visit us between 11:00-16:00 and taste through our wines. […]

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Extended opening hours

Last year over the festive season, we were overwhelmed by how busy we were at the Sijnn winery. This year we have a threefold plan to offer a better visitor experience. We will be open more days, have more staff on duty and cut out the lunch platters the week before & after Christmas. Our […]

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Wines of the world series: Portugal Tasting

Wines of the world series: Portugal Tasting We’ve had a great time over the last year as we went around the world, exploring various wine regions that we felt had some connection to Malgas. The last in our series of ‘educating Christine’ will be held on Saturday 30 May, this time at the winery in Malgas. […]

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New releases & our harvest celebration

We’re really excited about the release of our Sijnn 2010 & Sijnn White 2013, as well as our intriguing Saigneè 2013. To celebrate our latest releases we’ve planned two small events which we hope you are able to join us for: Tasting & dinner with Peter Goffe-Wood, Woodstock Cape Town We’re delighted that Pete has agreed to […]

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Loire Valley tasting

A few months ago we embarked on a programme of “Educating Christine” on international benchmark wines, particularly from the traditional European regions. We asked her to study a wine region (like Pomerol) and wine variety (like Merlot) and present a short lecture to a small group of us, followed by a tasting presented by myself […]

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Christine discovers wines of the world

Towards the end of this year we decided to help Christine learn about international wine and initiated a study programme for her to learn about a different wine region each month or two. We have so far learnt about the Left Bank and Right Bank of Bordeaux focusing on Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot respectively. Last month’s […]

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