On Friday 30 September 2011, Flagstone Winemaker, Gerhard Swart, will host a Winemaker's Dinner at Rodwell House in St James, Cape Town. Wines featured at this dinner include 2 'Top 100 SA Wines' winners in Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2007 and Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc 2010.
Winemaker’s Dinner with Gerhard Swart of Flagstone Wines
Gabrielle Raaf and Lorenzo Nassimbeni are exhibiting REALM..An Urban Enquiry at Salon 91 on Kloof Street, Cape Town, during September 2011.
REALM… An Urban Enquiry at Salon 91
It’s been quite a week for Flagstone, apart from the SA Young Wine Show celebrations, we’re proud to announce that our way finder red wine, Longitude, will be served on Lufthansa Airlines within the next 12 months.
Flagstone Longitude Flies High
Flagstone followed up last year’s General Smuts Trophy accolade with two notable awards at the 2011 South African Young Wine Awards. This year Flagstone claimed the SBW Trophy for the SA Champion Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon and the Frank Myburgh Trophy for the SA Champion Semillon.
Flagstone Hosts Two SA Young Wine Champions in our 2011 Cellar
While Bruce regaled members of the Johannesburg Country Club at one of the club’s prestigious wine and dine events, Gerhard delighted the top clients of our namesake, Flagstone Financial Group, at the elegant Brio 1893 restaurant on Cape Town’s Adderly Street.
Flagstone charms patrons in Cape Town and Johannesburg
Our sense of smell is intricately developed and perhaps the most mysterious of all our senses. With a little training, some dedicated practice and the ease of patience our sense of smell can be refined to discern a whole recipe of aromas and ingredients.
Your Nose Knows
In conjunction with Harpers Wine and Spirits, 20 independent retailers, gastro pubs and restaurants in the UK will feature premium sector wines from South Africa, Bruce Jack will represent the Flagstone Estate.
Harpers Wine & Spirit to Raise Awareness of SA Wines
Part II of Bruce Jack's interview with Viini Tv discusses Flagstone's owners impact on Bruce's wine making. Bruce explains what goes into making Flagstone Free Run before Ilkka and Bruce taste the Sauvignon Blanc.
Viini Tv Interviews Bruce Jack : Part II
A very cool new video from Wines of South Africa, promoting the Sustainability Seal that is becoming a ubiquitous feature atop bottles of quality South African wine.
Wines of South Africa Sustainability Seal
Bruce and Flagstone will be teaming up with Nobu at the One & Only for a wine and dine evening on 1 September. Seven courses of the finest Japanese fusion cuisine will be served with Bruce handling the wine pairing. These will include Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno canapés on arrival and Steamed Japanese Halibut with Yamagobo Salsa as a main course.
Nobu Wine & Dine Evening @ The One & Only Cape Town, 1 September
Wines of South Africa (WOSA) have produced a 2 minute wine and soccer animated soccer video and we are more than happy to oblige their request to "show it on the website and blog about it."
Wines of South Africa Soccer Video
There are about 1440 minutes in a day, that’s the equivalent of 86 400 seconds in a day or more than a staggering 31.5 million seconds a year. Every year we bottle just under 30 million bottles of a South African wine, called Kumala, which is close to one every second. Our market share is growing every month, which terrifies my Quality Assurance Department, aka Ms Celeste Truter.
South African Wine On a Roll
We only have until tomorrow to offer concrete reasons for prospecting not to go ahead. Any valid reason (cultural heritage, job losses, environmental, loss of business if a farms’ production area is disturbed etc) is worth putting down.
Stop Mining in the Winelands