Tag: Wine Makers Choice

Shiraz Stars for 2017 announced

Excerpt taken from Michael Olivier – https://michaelolivier.co.za/archives/45028 A dozen remarkable Shiraz wines and three impressive Shiraz blends captured the limelight during the fifth annual Shiraz Challenge awards ceremony held on 31 May at the Rhebokskloof Wine Estate in Paarl. Fans of this noble cultivar can safely set their sights on these front-runners when next they […]

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In the Wine Store

Have you ever stared helplessly at row upon row of bottles of wine wondering where to start? Most supermarkets and wine stores organise their wines into red and white first and then into the different varietals like chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon and styles, like dry or sweet, sparkling or still. That’s why it is seldom […]

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A note from our Winemaker

Hello Everyone They say “a picture is worth a thousand words”. The latest Platter Guide 2017 results show our dedication to quality at Bellingham. This  is in line with my vision for Bellingham to be “The most talked about, awarded premium winery from SA”. 1 x 5 Star, 6 x 4.5 stars and 5 x […]

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Get inspired in the kitchen with The Homestead Series by Bellingham

The Homestead Series by Bellingham is a range of intriguing wines that was inspired by the charming characters who are woven into the rich historical tapestry that underpins the winery’s inimitable heritage. Once home to Bernard and Fredagh Podlashuk, an innovative couple whose pioneering spirit resulted in the revival of a run-down property into a […]

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At the table

Around the braaiThis is strictly easy drinking territory. No one wants to ponder too long or hard over what goes best with sticky ribs and burgers. Opt for the safest options that will be kind to both chicken and red meat. We recommend our Pear Tree White or Big Oak Red – both blends that […]

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At home in your own Cellar

Navigating the wine sectionBellingham’s Top Tips for stocking your Cellar at Home Be true to yourself. Trust your instincts and follow your palate. Your favourites will never fail to reward ensuring your sensory involvement so your cellar never stagnates. Be adventurous. Venture beyond your usual favourites and taste widely. Be careful. If you are motivated […]

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In the Wine Store

Have you ever stared helplessly at row upon row of bottles of wine wondering where to start? Most supermarkets and wine stores organise their wines into red and white first and then into the different varietals like chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon and styles, like dry or sweet, sparkling or still. That’s why it is seldom […]

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Bellingham’s handy hints to enjoying wine in a restaurant

Do you feel foolish when ordering wine in a restaurant? When it comes to wine lists, sommeliers and the wine tasting ritual, it can be intimidating for the uninitiated. The reasons behind the performance are actually quite sensible and might assist you in appearing the consummate connoisseur. What is a sommelier?A Sommelier is a specialised […]

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