Wacky Wine Weekend MTB 2017

Robertson Winery is happy to bring you the 11th edition of our Wacky Wine Weekend MTB! Due to the success of last years routes, we have decided to keep them as is. The event will start and finish on the same premises as where Robertson Winery will host all their Wacky Wine activities. So expect great food, live entertainment and, of course, awesome wines waiting...

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Wacky Wine Weekend 2017

Robertson Winery will once again be taking part in the annual Wacky Wine Weekend in the Robertson Wine Valley from 2- 4 June 2017. Here’s a summary of all the exciting events taking place in and around the Winery this year. Please note that booking is essential for some of the activities, so it’s best to secure your place early in order to avoid disappointment....

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Complete Award List

Proud to announce that we clinched 4th place overall  for our Constitution Road Shiraz 2013 and a SILVER for the 2012 at the 2017 Shiraz Du Monde international competition. Vitis Vinifera 2016 awarded our Constitution Road Shiraz 2013 a double gold, and at this competition, as well as at the Global Chardonnay Masters 2016, our Constitution Road Chardonnay 2014  raked in gold medals. Syrah du...

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Wacky Wine Weekend (2-5 June): Our Itinerary

Robertson Winery will once again be taking part in the annual Wacky Wine Weekend in the Robertson Wine Valley. Here’s a summary of all the exciting events taking place in and around the Winery this year. Please note that booking is essential for some of the activities, so it’s best to secure your place early in order to avoid disappointment. We look forward to seeing...

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Big Game, Big Flavour

Jamie Watt, chef and managing partner at Hippo Hollow Country Estate in Hazyview runs one of the Lowveld’s best-loved restaurants. A fan of Robertson Winery Wine, he shares his famous Springbok shank recipe with us. Running a restaurant in bush country is no mean feat. There are the logistical considerations of course; getting all the best ingredients in and ensuring guests have the kind of...

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Introducing the new RW Lightly Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé

There’s a new family member at Robertson Winery with the arrival of our RW Lightly Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé. Winemaker Jacques Roux weighs in on how this cool, pink gem was made and how he thinks it will do. “We make the RW Lightly Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé from selected Pinot Noir blocks that are a bit more vigourous. We pick it in different stages,...

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Sparkling wine selector!

Choose the right bubbly for the right occasion this festive season. Dry? Sweet? White, pink or red? Somewhere in between? What about the occasion? Are you toasting something big or just celebrating life? Are you outdoors at a picnic or dressed up at an event? Select the right bubbly for who you are and what you are celebrating with our sparkling wine selector. The Smooth...

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Christmas South African Style

Here in the Robertson Valley we like tradition, but we like OUR tradition, not borrowed ones from other places so much. That’s why we like chef Pete Goffe-Wood’s approach to Christmas cooking. In his book A Life Digested, MasterChef Judge and Kitchen Cowboys Weber Grill Academies legend Pete-Goffe-Wood says that he has always found the Christmas dinner –associated with the Northern Hemisphere – a strange...

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Brian Aaron, the Founder of Turn ‘n Tender on great steak and great wine

In 1977, Brian Aaron and his three brothers Steven, Howard and Mervyn opened their first branch of Turn ‘n Tender in Greenside. They opened on April Fool’s Day and though only one of the four, Howard, had any restaurant experience from working at the original Mike’s Kitchen, there turned out to be nothing foolish about their move. The Aaron brothers’ venture into the competitive world...

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What’s so special about the Constitution Road Chardonnay 2013?

Jacques Roux is the specialty wine maker at Robertson Winery for the Constitution Road and Single Vineyard Ranges and Fat Bastard White wines. He’s especially excited about the Constitution Road Chardonnay 2013. Here’s what you need to know. The Vineyard “The grapes come from Hannes Erasmus on the farm Wansbek. The area is also good for Sauvignon Blanc, but there is something secret in the...

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An Amazing Harvest

While most South Africans just deal with whatever the weather has in store for them – braai, swim, tan, repeat – for the winemakers of Robertson Winery it is vital in determining how well the harvest goes. Robertson Winery’s legendary viticulturist Briaan Stipp is a happy man at the moment thanks to the 2015 harvest. He tells us why. Autumn is upon us, how are...

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Decanter – Constitution Road 2006

Robertson Winery Constitution Road Shiraz 2006 WINNER OF THE 2010 SOUTH AFRICAN RED RHONE VARIETAL OVER £10 TROPHY Robertson Winery’s flagship, Constitution Road Shiraz 2006, recently enjoyed international acclaim after having been awarded the highly coveted Regional Trophy, at the Decanter World Wine Awards held under the auspices of Decanter Magazine. This magazine is widely reputed to the authoritative benchmark wine publication in the world...

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