14 – 16 August 2015 This winter we have the pleasure to host a wine weekend at De Hoop, a short 30 minute drive from Sijnn winery. On Friday evening we will pair the Sijnn wines with relevant international wines and on Saturday evening we will explore the individual varieties that make up the Sijnn […]
PETER & VIV VADAS, THE COOKS/PATRONS OF PEMBREYS BISTRO, HAVE A TOTAL HANDS-ON INVOLVEMENT – IF THEY ARE NOT THERE, THE RESTAURANT DOES NOT OPEN. Peter is classically trained Cordon Bleu Cook and Viv is front of house to ensure that the cuisine is presented with a warm and proud country charm. The well-balanced menu is chalked […]
On 25 April 2015 at the Joburg Theatre, a group of guests enjoyed a three course dinner before the ballet Swan Lake started. For the main course, our Sijnn 2009 was paired with Pan Fried Fillet of Beef served with Rustic Soya glazed Spring Onion, baby vegetables and baked Pommes Anna.
Richard Holmes, Property Junction. 15 March 2015.
Posted by admin on May 8, 2015. http://www.wilsononwine.ie/daily-drop/ We don’t often see South African winemakers in this country. They seem to have forgotten about us or possibly we have neglected them. I brought this up with winemaker David Trafford, one of the leading lights of South African winemaking. I think we agreed to share the […]
13th May 2014 In today’s crowded wine world, being a winemaker is challenging enough but there are creative people out there for whom the real challenge lies in the unknown. For David and Rita Trafford the unknown lay in 125 ha of stony soil close to the mouth of the Breede River at a place […]
In Pete Goffe-Wood’s book “A Life Digested” he has paired the Sijnn Saignee with Gnocchi Parisienne. With Pete Goffe-Wood’s permission we have shared this recipe for you to try at home. You can buy your Sijnn Saignee here and find yourself a copy of his book for R375 online by clicking here or on Kalahari. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]