The much anticipated Platter Wine Guide 2017 released their latest edition at the end of October and Glen Carlou is thrilled with its results. We pride ourselves on the consistency of our wines and again we pleased to announce the 2015 Quartz Stone Chardonnay and the 2011 Gravel Quarry were both awarded 4 and a half stars. The Gravel Quarry was also listed in the Highly Commended section. Our Classic 2015 Chardonnay, 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Grand Classique and 2011 Petit Verdot Tannat were all awarded 4 stars....

Glen Carlou is pleased to announce that Johnnie Calitz will be joining the Company as Head Winemaker from Monday 3rd October 2016. “As Head Winemaker, Johnnie brings a wealth of experience, both local and international, to our wine making programme.  I am delighted to welcome him as part of the Team, as we embark on a new era, growing our Brand to the next level of excellence”, says General Manager, Johan Erasmus. Johnnie comes to Glen Carlou after a successful tenure at neighbouring property, Anura Vineyards, where he garnered many accolades for his wines. After growing up on a fruit and wine farm...

We are thrilled to announce that at last nights Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards 2016 we were awarded two gold medals and a silver medal. Both our 2015 Unwooded Chardonnay and our Classic Chardonnay also from the famed 2015 vintage were awarded gold’s along with a silver medal for the 2015 The Welder Chenin Blanc. The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards are judged by a panel of acclaimed wine experts hand-picked from around the globe....

  Launched 1 September 2016, the latest addition to the small batch range of wines in The Curator’s Collection is a Rosé from the 2016 vintage made from a blend of 58% Mourvédre and 42% Tannat. Wafts of pomegranates and cranberries with hints of Turkish delight are welcomed aromas; the palate is refreshing with lashings of cherries and balanced acidity. It is ideal to sip on its own, share with friends, enjoy on picnics or toast the setting sun. This wine has been paired with our soon to be launched Spring menu starters, Beef Tartare and Chilled Tomato Soup. There were only 3484 bottles...

This fresh and vibrant wine shows tropical fruits like guava and granadilla and grapefruit and even some flinty characters on the nose. The finish is fresh with a lovely balanced acid. Purchase 8 bottles and we will give you 4 free. That is 12 bottles for R584, you save R292 We prefer to make our Sauvignon Blanc in a more reductive style to preserve the fruit purity and enhance the vibrant fruit profile. This wine is left on its lees for up to three months to give added weight and texture. Sourced from the truly maritime climate of Durbanville which lies some 10kms...

Lynn has been employed with Glen Carlou for 14 years and keeps the back end ticking along nicely. She looks after all of Glen Carlou’s exports documentation along with the myriad of tasks and items that come across her desk. She is always bright and happy and is the lady to get things done. You can get to know her more over the next ten questions. Q&A What is your favourite Glen Carlou wine? Glen Carlou Quartz Stone Chardonnay If you were to choose a wine from another producer or wine region what would be your first choice? There are other producers …?  Ha ha!! What...

Highly regarded UK wine writer Tim Atkin awarded our 2014 Quartz Stone Chardonnay 92 points on his recent visit to the Cape Winelands. His annual South African wines report is always sought after and we are proud of the acknowledgement of the 92 points. Quartz Stone Chardonnay is made from a single vineyard which is our oldest block of Chardonnay which was planted in 1989. On the nose the wine is bursting with aromas of orange marmalade, lemon custard and ripe stone fruits. The lively aromas are followed by layer after layer of poached pear and candied pineapple on the palate. The finish...

  It is hard to believe, but the end of the year is approaching us all at a rapid rate. To celebrate you or your company’s achievements from the past year, join us for lunch or dinner to celebrate. To arrange your event, contact Lecinda Olivier who will make all the ecessary arrangements for you. We have a special rate for year end lunches of R285 per person for three courses for up to 50 guests; larger groups can be accommodated upon request.  ...

Our signature 100% barrel fermented Chardonnay is regarded for its well integrated fruit and rounded oak maturation flavour profile. The 2015 exhibits stone fruit with some pear and melon in the nose. The wine is fresh and vibrant with lemon curd and pineapple characters highlighted on the palate. The finish is full with the oak influence providing a round and creamy texture from the lees contact in the barrel. Enjoy with pan seared scallops and cauliflower puree or seabass with charred cherry tomato, aqua pazza, cannellini beans and green olive butter. The 2015 Chardonnay is now available for R102 a bottle. To purchase...

  For the second time, Glen Carlou has been included in the ultimate wine list with an inclusion of the 2014 Glen Carlou Chardonnay in the Sommelier Selection 2016 competition. The Sommeliers Selection is a South African wine competition judged solely by a panel of the country’s Top Sommeliers. The Glen Carlou Chardonnay was awarded a listing in the ‘Elegant & Classy Whites’. This well-structured and balanced chardonnay has great tropical fruit with hints of peach and poached pear on the nose. On the palate the wine delivers lifted varietal characters of melon, stone fruits and citrus which are enriched by the creamy...