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Get ready for big #sauvblancday celebrations

Get ready for big #sauvblancday celebrations

Calling all Sauvignon Blanc lovers! Sauvignon Blanc South Africa is celebrating International #SauvBlancDay 2022 with the rest of the world – and you are invited.
Results of the Red Blend Challenge 2022

Results of the Red Blend Challenge 2022

Holden Manz Big G 2017 is the trophy winner at this year's Red Blend Challenge, a competition honouring each red blend as a work of art.
Churn your weekend into a West Coast cheese and wine festival this April

Churn your weekend into a West Coast cheese and wine festival this April

Over the weekend of 23-24 April, Groote Post will play host to the first-ever SoA Cheese Festival on the West Coast.
South African Cheese Festival surprises with reduced ticket price and an extra day

South African Cheese Festival surprises with reduced ticket price and an extra day

The SA Cheese Festival can now accommodate more guests. To celebrate the good news, they've reduced their ticket price and added an extra day.
Harvest teams: Get ready for #crushfunnies and share your wine harvest fun with us

Harvest teams: Get ready for #crushfunnies and share your wine harvest fun with us

We know harvest time means early mornings, late nights, sweat, and even a few tears. But there's also camaraderie and many laughs shared. We want a look at the behind-the-scenes fun of #sawineharvest2022.
SA Cheese Festival Pop-Up Picnics at Groote Post

SA Cheese Festival Pop-Up Picnics at Groote Post

After a two-year, the award-winning SA Cheese Festival returns. Cheese and wine enthusiasts can look forward to an exciting new experience - a month-long voyage of cheese and more! Four SA Cheese Festival Pop-up Picnics will be held over four weekends in April 2022 in four popular locations of which Groote Post Vineyards is a part.
Groote Post pre-harvest report

Groote Post pre-harvest report

The start of a new year is synonymous with grape harvesting in the Cape Winelands and the beginning of a new vintage. With only weeks to go until the first grapes arrive at the cellar, we look at what the grape harvest of 2022 holds for Groote Post.
Nick’s Notes: The Old Man's Blend Story

Nick’s Notes: The Old Man's Blend Story

The Old Man’s Blend pays tribute to a very special Old Man, Peter Pentz Snr. Peter is the patriarch of the Pentz family and at heart a stockman and cattle farmer of fame.
Editor's Weekly Wrap #2

Editor's Weekly Wrap #2

Awards season is here, which means we are inundated with many a press release on wineries achieving phenomenal results and flying the flag high for SA. Time flies when you're winning gold, so let's recap the week in a snippet.
Prescient Sauvignon Blanc Report 2021 is now live!

Prescient Sauvignon Blanc Report 2021 is now live!

Overall quality extremely high.
Enjoy Debbie Mclaughlin's Smoked Salmon Trout Salad With Groote Post's #Seasalter2021

Enjoy Debbie Mclaughlin's Smoked Salmon Trout Salad With Groote Post's #Seasalter2021

Debbie McLaughlin, cordon bleu chef patron at Hilda’s Kitchen, the much-loved restaurant at Groote Post, has used her culinary creativity to devise a special seafood dish to perfectly complement Groote Post’s #Seasalter2021.
Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2019, Excellent With A Superbly Baked Beef Wellington

Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red 2019, Excellent With A Superbly Baked Beef Wellington

Groote Post is up the West Coast in the Darling Wine Appellation. It has a marine climate with the vineyard much affected by the Benguela Current which flows up the side of Africa and originating in the deep cold soup Atlantic Ocean.
Head West with The Family in Six Steps

Head West with The Family in Six Steps

The West Coast Wine Regions hug the stretch between the sea and the Swartland. To savour every sip of the best of the West, journey from Malmesbury, to Riebeek Kasteel, west to Darling, north to the Swartland, the Cedar Mountains and the Namaqua West Coast.
Groote Post Seasalter Wins Trophy at OMTWS

Groote Post Seasalter Wins Trophy at OMTWS

We are thrilled to report that our 2019 Seasalter has just been awarded the Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc at the 2021 Old Mutal Trophy Wine Show.
Cook up a storm this winter - Beef Wellington paired perfectly with Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red

Cook up a storm this winter - Beef Wellington paired perfectly with Groote Post The Old Man's Blend Red

Cook up a storm with the delectable Beef Wellington dish while we're still in the grip of winter. It goes perfectly with our The Old Man's Blend Red.
Join three generations of the Pentz family in celebrating your heritage on Father's Day - Enjoying Groote Post’s The Old Man’s Blend range of wines

Join three generations of the Pentz family in celebrating your heritage on Father's Day - Enjoying Groote Post’s The Old Man’s Blend range of wines

On Father’s Day on Sunday 20th June, three generations of the Pentz family, Peter Pentz senior (The Old Man), his son Nick and grandson Peter, will be celebrating their rich heritage.
Groote Post Presents Red Sheep Band Live - A wine tasting and music affair not to be missed

Groote Post Presents Red Sheep Band Live - A wine tasting and music affair not to be missed

Groote Post will be hosting a memorable wine tasting & music experience on 19 June. Winemaker, Lukas Wentzel, will be presenting a Groote Post wine tasting in the barrel cellar, while Red Sheep Music, the ever-popular duo from Stellenbosch, will be curating a selection of songs to pair with the wines.
Who are the true "wine onliners"​?

Who are the true "wine onliners"​?

I recently posted an Instagram story poll: 79% said they prefer buying wine in-store, while only 21% opts for buying wine online. The vast majority of the participants are between 18-35. This made me think, who is really your online wine market?
OH DARLING - so much to explore and win!

OH DARLING - so much to explore and win!

If you are keen to experience Darling at its best, now is the time to enter their fascinating quiz and stand a chance to win a real Taste of Darling on Mothers' Day this Sunday
Join South Africa’s International #Sauvblancday Celebrations

Join South Africa’s International #Sauvblancday Celebrations

Calling all Sauvignon Blanc lovers! Sauvignon Blanc South Africa, as the ambassador for SA’s most popular wine variety, is celebrating International #SauvBlancDay2021 with the rest of the world – and you are invited.

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