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Neil Ellis Wines receive gold award for Amica Sauvignon Blanc at the coveted Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
Neil Ellis Wines were awarded a gold medal for the Amica Sauvignon Blanc 2017 at the recent Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, held on Tuesday 4 June at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town.
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019 Results
The results of the 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced at a luncheon at the Mount Nelson Hotel on 4 June. Of the 956 wines judged from 206 producers, 32 gold medals were awarded. All Best-in-Class gold medallists emerged as trophy winners. In the end, 24 trophies, including the coveted Most Successful Producer of the Show, were presented at the function.
The top 10 wines from the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2019 have been announced
The eighth annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out.
Neil Ellis Wines, 35 years later
This year Neil Ellis Wines celebrates its 35th anniversary since the first vintage of his namesake label. A first for the industry, Neil set out to identify vineyards that would best express a certain style of wine, affirming the importance of origin in winemaking.
Seasonal salads added to the Neil Ellis experience
On Monday 25 February two seasonal salads will be added to the Neil Ellis experience menu.
Festive Cheer for a local Creche
Neil Ellis Wines recently donated essential items and Christmas presents to the Nora Tyers Creche in Cloetesville. The team reached out to a local creche, inquired regarding essential items and spent the morning handing out gifts and donated items to the staff and children.
"Pesto & Wine Play" at Neil Ellis Wines: A Must This Summer!
Neil Ellis Wines, the family owned winery on the slopes of the Helshoogte Pass in Stellenbosch, is a must-visit this summer. In addition to a wide range of highly-acclaimed wines, food and wine lovers can embark on an epicurean journey with a unique food and wine adventure, aptly called “Pesto & Wine Play”.
A "Triple Gold" at Veritas for Neil Ellis Cabernets three years in a row
Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading Cabernet Sauvignon producers was re-affirmed at the 2018 Veritas Awards when the Neil Ellis 2015 terrain-specific Jonkershoek Cabernet and the 2015 regional Stellenbosch Cabernet were honoured with Double Gold and Gold Medals respectively for the third consecutive year.
The 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage Winners Announced
After much anticipation the presentation of the 2018 Absa Top 10 Pinotage trophies was held at Cavalli estate outside Somerset West on 15 August, commemorating 22 years of Absa’s involvement with the Pinotage Association, and setting the benchmark for South Africa’s most successful “indigenous” wine variety.
Counting Down ... Shortlist of Absa Top 10 Pinotage Finalists Announced
The shortlist of one of the most sought-after SA wine accolades announced. #AbsaTop10Pinotage
You can Play with your food at Neil Ellis Wines: Introducing the Pesto & Wine Play
Wine pairings have been a popular trend on the wine scene for the last 15 years and with Stellenbosch being quite a foodie destination and home to some of the most exciting food and wine pairings, you would think there aren’t any new pairings left to try.
SA’s historic wine route rules 2018 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report.
When it comes to world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch has it all. Its unique combination of soils, sites and skilled winemakers was yet again attested in the 2018 Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report, with 30 of the 40 top wines selected, hailing from this historic wine-growing region.
Winemag presents the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2018
In conjunction with Prescient, a multinational financial services provider, Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the seventh annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report.
Celebrate International Sauvignon Blanc Day on 4th May with Two Highly-Acclaimed Sauvignon Blancs From Neil Ellis Wines
Neil Ellis Wines, whose focus has always been, and always will be, on sourcing superior grape-varieties from low-yielding, hand-picked vineyard lots in the Cape’s best sites, produce two highly-acclaimed Sauvignon Blancs.
Stellenbosch crowns a year of world-class achievements
Awards and recognition abound for excellence in wine, food and talent
Cape Winemakers Guild welcomes new Chairman and new member
Boela Gerber, acclaimed cellarmaster at Groot Constantia, has become the new Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild with one additional member joining the ranks of this respected league of winemakers.
A Lesson In Sauvignon: Gateway To Summer
“Sauvignon Blanc is the gateway variety for new wine drinkers. It dominates every wine industry in the world for new and old wine drinkers”. At the annual FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 awards, Thys Louw of the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group (SBIG) urged producers to meet the rise in demand for the variety on domestic and export markets.
2018 Platter's 5-Star rating Neil Ellis' Bottelary Pinotage 2015
Neil Ellis Wines receives a 5-Star Rating in the 2018 Platter’s Wine Guide for their terrain-specific Bottelary Pinotage 2015, bringing up a total to date of ten 5-Star awards for Neil Ellis Wines
Platter's 2018 guide hits a Nelson with 111 Five Stars
The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018 was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on Friday 3 Nov,
CMA Announces Partnership with Neil Ellis Wines
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has teamed up with one of South Africa’s leading wineries in a bid to offer a range of wines, specifically for the Comrades Marathon enthusiast.
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