Throw Back Thursday with Bellingham Wines

Recently we received a message from a consumer whom had received a bottle of Bellingham 1981 some 30 years ago.  The Message reads as follows

"Dear Tim, Last year I opened a bottle of Bellingham 1981 which you gave me in the Grolsch days, so quite a while ago. The 34 year old wine was still in good condition and tasted well. I thought I need to let you know this experience."

The history of Bellingham remains a proud one.

Boschendal becomes a Champion

Boschendal has been approved by WWF (World fund for Nature) to become a Conservation Champion with WWF. With 95% of wine growing taking place in the unique habitat of the Cape winelands, WWF participates in a pioneering partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector.

DGB to install Solar plant

DGB is busy installing a solar plant that will take its largest production plant off-grid. Installing an 800kW photovoltaic solar power plant at its Wellington production facility would reduce electricity costs, stabilise production and improve marketability and will allow DGB to sell back to the Drakenstein municipality, which includes Wellington, any excess power which is rare in SA.

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Wine Hall of Fame

Bellingham - The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc reached the Top Wine SA Hall of Fame 2015

The following South African wines stand out as having received top accolades from the top tasting panels for at least eight vintages during the past 10 years – 2005 to 2014: