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Red Indigo pairs Confit duck with Sijnn Syrah

Chef Benjamin Conradie and Sommelier Eben Bezuidenhoud from Red Indigo (Grootbos Private Nature Reserve) have paired Confit duck leg, beetroot trio, tempura fine beans, spiced Sijnn Syrah jus with the Sijnn Syrah 2012.  Find out why they think this is an ideal pairing, then try the recipe at home and let us know what you […]

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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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Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient pairs Land and Sea with Sijnn White 2011

Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient has been known for their meticulous approach to food and wine pairing. Sommelier Germain Lehodey and Chef Chantel Dartnall work together in deconstructing each ingredient in every dish to achieve the “Perfect Pairing”. Chantel and Germain understand the chemistry between food and wine, the symphony of tastes between Chantel’s botanical […]

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Malgas Winery Opening Celebrations

On Saturday 26 April 2014, two long-time customers, Jonathan Westaway and David Eagle and their families arrived at the winery to the happy realisation that they were our first official visitors on our first day of being open to the public. A steady stream of curious visitors followed, despite the miserable weather and we were […]

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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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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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Stirring the lees with James Molesworth

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 […]

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