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Ratings update

We recently received some new ratings we are extremely proud of. Jancis Robinson: Sijnn 2010                             16.5 Syrah 2012                            16.5 Touriga Nacional 2012      17 Wine Spectator, tasted by […]

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New Releases

We’re really excited about the release of our Sijnn 2010 & Sijnn White 2013, as well as our intriguing Saigneè 2013. Sijnn 2010Our signature red blend. 2010 was an exceptional vintage in Malgas (not as hot as Stellenbosch) and one of the few vintages we included everything in the blend. It is a little more approachable […]

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New Assistant Winemaker

Charla Haasbroek started with us on Monday. She’s been thrown into the deep end and together with Harry they have already bottled our Mourvedre (yes, a single varietal) & racked the Touriga Nacional to the bottling tank. Charla qualified in 2012 at the University of Stellenbosch and has worked harvests at Kanonkop & Tokara and […]

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2015 Platter Ratings – three 4.5 stars!!

2015 Platter Ratings With all the excitement of the De Trafford Blueprint Syrah 2012 receiving Platter 5 stars and awarding us with the Best Red wine of the year Award we haven’t had a chance to highlight our three Sijnn wines that received 4.5 stars. Our Sijnn White 2012, Syrah 2012 and Touriga Nacional 2012 […]

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Platters now available at Sijnn Winery

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 […]

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Christine Andrews joins Sijnn

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 […]

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Wine Spectator features South Africa

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 […]

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John Szabo’s Vintages Preview

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 […]

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POST HARVEST REPORT 2013

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 […]

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