Sijnn Wines takes pride in supporting local companies and communities. We recently helped with sponsoring the Overberg Research Centre Opening which took place on the 6th of September. You can view their latest newsletter on OLCT newsletter.
Sijnn Winery is now offering platters filled with locally sourced produce. The platter includes cured meats from Strictly Cured in Robertson, handmade cheeses from Swellendam, Riviersonderend, Ashton & Stilbay. All of this comes with freshly baked bread from the Trading Post in Malgas, olives from Sijnn Winery (made by our Sijnn team) & of course […]
Following Waldo’s departure to Australia, we decided to employ a sales & marketing person and teach them to make wine, rather than trying to get a winemaker to do sales & marketing! We’ve seemed to have swopped a good looking George dude with a great sense of humour and a laid back demeanour for a […]
South African wine seems to be making progress in terms of the International Wine Market. This July, for the first time ever, Wine Spectator features South Africa. We had a great write up in an article entitled “At a crossroads” and would like to share a short excerp with you. The full article by James […]
We were recently approached by Gradwell Wines in Ontaria, Canada to import our wines. Following a tasting held there John Szabo from Wine Allign rated the wines. He was extremely positive about South Africa as a wine growing country, and particularly about the Sijnn wines. Here’s an extract from the full article: South Africa Re-examined; Seductive […]
While we struggled in Stellenbosch, we had a dream harvest at Malgas with ideal yields of around 3.5 tons/hectare and ideal ripening conditions for all the weird and wonderful varieties we have there. Our biggest challenges were logistical, with several truck problems and punctures on the long dusty road back to Stellenbosch. Waldo had his […]
James Molesworth, Senior Editor from Wine Spectator visited the farm recently. Due to the location of the vineyards we’ve had very few visitors to Malgas so we were delighted that James found the time in his schedule to visit. He wrote a very encouraging blog on his visit. Wine Spectator subscribers can read the entire […]
Sommelier Miguel Chan is the group sommelier for the Tsogo Sun Hotels and runs an independent blog where he tastes South African and International wines. These are his tasting notes (Also available online):Wine venture by highly praised De Trafford winery of Stellenbosch in the Swellendam district an extreme vineyard at Malgas ward the only vineyard within […]