The young guns, AT HEART tasting tour 2018

About midway through harvest this year, I happened to drop by a winery where husband Roland Peens was busy sorting through his wife, Jessica Saurwein’s Pinot Noir grapes from Kaaimansgat. Quite randomly he asked me if I would like to be a Young Gun in their...

The effect of the drought on our vineyards

You might be wondering what the effect of the current drought in the Western Cape has had on our harvest and the vines. Seeing that we are now (at long last) done with harvest 2018, I’ll do my best at summing it up for you. Ample amounts of water creates a happy vine...

Today I am releasing 7 Cabernet Sauvignon's

Today I am releasing 7 new wines: The main one is the B.I.G. Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 – a blend of 6 Cabernet vineyards, from 3 areas, vineyard sites ranging from 116 meters above sea level to 755m. I then also bottled all the components that went into B.I.G....

Three Grenache blanc's with a dash of Gris

Today is the release of a current favourite of mine – a wine I’ve never made before. HAAN 2016 –  Grenache blanc from 3 different vineyards located in 3 regions – Piekenierskloof, Wellington and the Voor-Paardeberg. Added to these 3 is wine...

BLANKBOTTLE Retirement@65 2016

In June 2014, I arrived at a farm in Darling where I was met by a very grumpy farmer. And for good reason I soon learnt. I had bought bits of grapes from the farmer during that year’s harvest (which all turned out really promising) and was doing my annual post-harvest...
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Due to the many small batches of wines we make, availability changes on a daily basis. Please email aneen@blankbottle.co.za if you’d like to order any of our wines or if you are looking for a specific wine, and she will reply with a list of wines now selling. If the wine you are looking for is sold out, we could suggest some alternative excitement and/or we could also put together a unique selection for you.

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