SA’s first Michelin Chef honoured at De Wetshof

SA’s first Michelin Chef honoured at De Wetshof

Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, the first South African chef to receive a coveted Michelin star for his cooking in France, was honoured on Friday during the biennial Celebration of Chardonnay at De Wetshof Estate in Robertson. The Golden Vine Award is awarded at this...
Time for Celebrating South African Chardonnay is Now

Time for Celebrating South African Chardonnay is Now

Jay McInerney, American novelist and wine writer for – inter alia – The Wall Street Journal, gave the address at this year’s De Wetshof Celebration of Chardonnay. In his first visit in 15 years, he noticed a profound shift in quality of his favourite white wine as...
De Wetshof Limestone Hill takes only Veritas Double Gold

De Wetshof Limestone Hill takes only Veritas Double Gold

In one of its finest showings in the Veritas Wine Awards to date, pioneering Chardonnay wine estate De Wetshof from Robertson won the only Double Gold medal in the category for Unwooded Chardonnay wines plus four Gold medals. De Wetshof Limestone Hill 2016 took Double...
De Wetshof News: July 2016

De Wetshof News: July 2016

A vine is a truly wonderful plant, and does not ask for much: planting in the correct soils conducive to its relevant variety, as well as sufficient sunlight for bud-break, flowering and to ripen the grapes. A splash of water to nourish the roots that can creep down...