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Raising a glass to Klink!

Raising a glass to Klink!

We’re thrilled to announce that we are finalists in the 2016 Klink Wine Tourism Awards in an all new category for hidden gems: Boutique Wineries. Eloquently described as:

“Small production”, “artisanal” or even “cult”, Boutique is more a state of mind than a number of bottles; more of an attitude than a location.

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The beauty of country living: Elgin Open Gardens

The beauty of country living: Elgin Open Gardens

Looking for an excuse to escape the city and replenish your soul in the quiet splendour of nature, now is the perfect time to plan a trip to the Elgin Valley.

Just 45 minutes from Cape Town, the next two weekends are dedicated to sharing the vast and diverse beauty of our area’s natural heritage: during this year’s Elgin Open Gardens, you have an opportunity to visit can enjoy access to a selection of 20 stunning gardens in the Elgin and Bot River districts, ranging from large established country gardens (some over 50 years old), to fledgling ones.

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Calling chardonnay lovers: #ElginCY’s for you!

Calling chardonnay lovers: #ElginCY’s for you!

We’re counting down the days till spring and it’s not just because we’re looking forward to seeing green shoots on the vines again: Friday 7th and Saturday 8th of October heralds Wines of Elgin’s first ever Chardonnay Colloquium. For those unfamiliar with Latin, “colloquium” simply means a conference or seminar – so if you love this sophisticated varietal, this is for you!

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Hermanus Wine & Food Festival: taste your way from Elgin to Elim!

Hermanus Wine & Food Festival: taste your way from Elgin to Elim!

Next month, the Hermanus Wine & Food Festival (HWFF) celebrates its 18th birthday with a stellar lineup of over 50 wines producers with more than 250 wines, affording visitors a unique opportunity to discover a cornucopia of exceptional Overberg estates, varietals and vintages.

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Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival 2016

Elgin Cool Wine & Country Festival 2016

Next weekend is the annual #ElginCoolFest. This year we are unable to participate due to a function at Lothian House that was booked far in advance but for anyone who appreciates the elegance of Elgin’s wines, this festival is a great excuse to get out of the city to spend a day (or two) soaking up the beauty of the autumn countryside.

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Holiday Highlights 2016

Holiday Highlights 2016

Summer is far from over but most of us are still reminiscing over the festive season’s fun – or dreaming about the next holiday. As the grapes slowly ripened in the sun, there was a lot going on here at Lothian…

There were some wonderful highlights. Take a look.

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15th annual Elgin Open Gardens

15th annual Elgin Open Gardens

If you’ve got green fingers, love gardening or are looking for a great day out in the country, be sure to diarize this year’s Elgin Open Gardens. Less than an hour drive from Cape Town, you can enjoy access to a magnificent collection of 21 beautiful gardens in the Elgin-Grabouw, Vyeboom and Bot River areas.

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New life at Lothian…

New life at Lothian…

Spring is always a delightful time: the pruned vines start to sprout fresh green leaves and evidence of new life can be seen all over the farm. At the end of August, a beautiful filly Shamira was born to Amani.

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Lothian Vineyards Collaborates with Elizabeth Arden for The Perfect Perfume & Wine Pairing

Lothian Vineyards Collaborates with Elizabeth Arden for The Perfect Perfume & Wine Pairing

Wednesday 27th August – We at Lothian Vineyards had the incredible opportunity of collaborating with both the acclaimed Young Blood Gallery and Cheyne Morrisby to launch the captivating new fragrance from Elizabeth Arden, Untold Absolu. In doing so, our task was to pair our wines to the fragrance notes of the perfume as well as six courses of fine dining in order to enhance a total sensory journey of Untold Absolu.

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