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Nederburg Auction 2017 Pre-Auction tasting at The Vineyard Hotel
The Nederburg Auction is changing its format this year, so instead of 2 days of auction - there is a one-day auction - to be held on the Saturday (16th Sept).  The Friday will be only an informal pre-tasting.
There are a number of older wines on auction - and I felt in good company as I ta
23 August 2017
Liquid Gold at Morgenster

Morgenster always host wonderful events to ensure that the media and trade are aware of their products and this year is no different.

I was included in a very personal and informative session this week where Henry Kotze, their winemaker, presented their Single Variety, - new in screwca
17 May 2017 visits Morgenster
The whole team was invited to Morgenster to taste the new Italian wine collection of owner Giulio Betrand. With the wines they offered us a wine tasting experience paired with specially selected choclates.
15 September 2016
Durban Tops Wine Show 2016 pics
Judy Brower & Ruaan Spence from went up to Durban to represent at the 2nd Tops Wine Show held this year. A great delight was the warm weather and the beach and swimming and classic Durban bunny chows! The show was held for the first time at the Sibaya Casino, and was a lot mor
08 June 2016
Morgenster launches its 2012 Bordeaux and 2013 Italian Collection
Morgenster really takes its wines seriously and as media we were invited to witness a few years worth of their Italian collection, some Reserve wines and the launch of the current vintage of the Italian Collection - viz the 2013. The wines were fresh and delicious with the foods presented after the
02 May 2016
Vintage Cars at Morgenster
On Tuesday 24 November 2015 10 vintage cars growled their way up the Morgenster driveway. Morgenster’s owner, Giulio Bertrand, welcomed his friends Lord Irvine Laidlaw and his wife Lady Christine Laidlaw of Rothiemay, owners of the cars, and their guests from the UK. After tea, a chilled glass of Mo
26 November 2015
Old Mutual 2015 Trophy Awards announced at Belmond Mt Nelson
The Old Mutual Trophy Show is now 14 years old - quite remarkable! The competition seems to have reached a gentle gravitas and trophies are highly sought after. With over 1000 wines entered and so few Golds and Trophies awarded, it certainly is a show of top class wines. The awards lunch took pla
28 May 2015
Morgenster Olive pressing 2015
It is one of my favourite things to do - and eat! Simple simple freshly pressed olive oil, ciabatta rubbed with fresh garlic, a bit of maldon salt and that results in shear heaven in my palate! The team were treated to a tasting of the 2015 freshly pressed olive oil at Morgenster. Giuli
08 May 2015
Launching the 2011 Morgenster wines
It is not every day you get to taste 6 older vintages with a few Bordeaux classics thrown in! Ranking the 6 wines we tasted was difficult but the clear winner amongst all the media and trade at the event was the Morgenster Reserve 2004! It also happened to be my best wine. The strategy of Giulio
16 April 2015
Morgenster Vertical Tasting
What a privilege to be invited to taste 6 different Morgenster & Lourens River Wines from 2001 to 2010. French consultant Pierre Lurton and winemaker Henry Kotze took us through the range of wines - preceded by the most scrumptious parmigiani and followed closely also by delicious canapes
15 April 2014
Morgenster Estate Vertical Tastings
In 1992 Giulio Bertrand bought the farm Morgenster (established in 1711) in Somerset West near Cape Town in South Africa. His vision at the time was to produce wines of the highest quality that would age beautifully. Bertrand therefore releases only a portion of a new vintage at its launch.The bal
16 October 2013
The "Cheers to You" Awards
Because you can never have too many misshapen trophies on your wall. In the spirit of giving and in line with one of the wine industry's most illustrious months for awards, has decided to have its very own achievement venture. We at headquarters have, through our many years of worki
30 September 2013
Morgenster Olive Products
Giulio Bertrand's philosophy of "Where there is quality, there is no compromise" received early local and international recognition. In 1999 Morgenster was the first South African oil to win the Italian L'Orciolo d'Oro award in the Intense Fruity category when that competition was opened to interna
20 August 2013
Morgensters Olive Pressing & tour - May 2013
Morgenster, well-known wine estate in Somerset West, is embarking on a change of strategy. Giulio Bertrand bought the farm in 1992 and it has always been very calmly and quietly producing top quality wine and olive oil without a fuss. There is new energy on the farm, and there are many plans afoot
25 May 2013
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