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Leave Mother Nature in Charge | Old Vines in South Africa

As the world faces completely unprecedented times and learns to overcome new challenges, we at Bellingham commit to continually crafting exceptional wines while prioritizing the well-being and safety of our entire team. As we find ourselves spending more and more time indoors and sharing wine with our nearest and dearest, we want to discuss the […]

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The Art of Oak Aging

Oak ageing is an art. In fact, after grapes, oak is the second most vital (and expensive) component of many wines, having a crucial impact on the quality and final outcome of the wine. After all, the barrels a winemaker chooses for the process, has a marked effect on how the wine will taste, lending […]

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Bellingham’s Richard Duckitt makes Mosbolletjies bread

As we’re in the midst of harvest, it’s only natural that it’s time to make mos mosbolletjies – a Afrikaans sweet bun or bread, traditionally made in the wine producing areas of the Western Cape province of South Africa!

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Bellingham Vertical Vintage Case | A Historic Way To Celebrate A Historic Day

The accolade-winning, boutique Bernard Series offers hand-crafted wines produced with the goal of ageability front of mind. While these wines are already drinking beautifully, they will continue to cellar well for a further 5 – 10 years, making them an ideal collectable wine for cellaring or gifting.

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Meet Arlene Mains: New Assistant Winemaker at Bellingham

We welcome Arlene Mains to the fold, a winemaker who has achieved an impressive CV in her relatively short career.

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We are celebrating #DrinkChenin2019 Day!

As #DrinkChenin day comes around on the 15th June, we’re celebrating this quintessential SA variety with one of our most awarded Chenins – The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc.

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The Biggest Reward Is Progress | Bellingham Harvest Report 2019

Despite the challenges, harvest kicked off with a bang, with the first pickings of Verdelho, Chenin and Pinotage coming in at the end of January.

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Sommelier Series: Cape Grace Hotel’s, Marlvin Gwese

Cape Grace Hotel’s, Marlvin Gwese tells us why rules were meant to be broken when it comes to food and wine pairing.

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Sommelier Series: Shirley & Penelope of Chefs Warehouse

Shirley Muswema and Penelope Setti of Chefs Warehouse discuss the Cape Town food scene, sommeliers and the evolution of Pinotage.

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Bellingham, The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc, celebrates esteemed vineyard heritage

The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc originates from 2 exceptional vineyards aged between 35 and 47 years.

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