Wine Type: Red

Pod

The Founders Series is a very small selection of the best wine in the cellar.  It follows the Bellingham style and maximum of 5 barrels are selected every year.  The concept is to honour Bellingham’s pioneering founders, Fredagh and Bernard Podlashuk, affectionately known as Freda and Pod. This power couple’s bold vision not only for […]

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Bush Vine Pinotage

In the Vineyard: The grapes used to make this Pinotage come from a prized 43-year-old bush vine block, where the vines grow in weathered granite soils with small yields. Very precise shoot thinning and green harvesting is performed to maintain the best quality and balance. Grapes are hand-picked at optimal ripeness. In the Cellar: The […]

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Pinotage

Nestled between the slopes of the Groot Drakenstein mountains in the Franschhoek Valley, lies the Bellingham Homestead. The Homestead Series brings homage to the Bellingham approach to excellence, innovation and quality winemaking through region-specific sourcing of grapes and showcasing the most interesting varietals South Africa has to offer. The mountainous terrain and diversity of terroirs […]

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Basket Press Syrah

The grapes were hand-picked from vineyard blocks yielding 4-8 tons per hectare. The trellised vines grow on deep well-drained soils of decomposed granite. Harvested by hand in mid-season at perfect ripeness. These high-lying vineyards yield grapes with spicy, red fruit flavours. In the Cellar: Bunch and berry selection took place on arrival at the cellar […]

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Shiraz

Nestled between the slopes of the Groot Drakenstein mountains in the Franschhoek Valley, lies the Bellingham Homestead. The Homestead Series brings homage to the Bellingham approach to excellence, innovation and quality winemaking through region-specific sourcing of grapes and showcasing the most interesting varietals South Africa has to offer. The vineyards are on the northern and […]

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Small Barrell SMV

The Bernard Series was named after Bernard Podlashuk, the visionary co-founder of the Bellingham brand and maverick winemaker. Never quite satisfied to be just ordinary, he is recognised for his daring vision, sheer audacity and unabated drive that helped place South African wine on the map. The legend of his tenacity and innovative flair lives […]

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