Ken Forrester Vineyards is renowned for producing wines that have received international acclaim and numerous awards, including the world’s top Chenin Blanc at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards for the 2021 Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc.
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Ken Forrester Vineyards has a long history with the farm’s origin stretching back to 1689 with the original Botha family cultivating the lands for over 140 years before changing hands to another German family for almost 100 years.
This September, celebrate the magic of Grenache with one of Ken Forrester Vineyard’s Southern Rhône inspired wines.
The 1st of September is a day to celebrate in South Africa with the first day of spring and the annual Cap Classique Day. Celebrating this change in season and the magic of a glass of bubbly is a perfect match.
One of the more recent projects on sustainability in the South African world of wine is the Old Vine Project (OVP), formally founded in 2016 by viticulturist Rosa Kruger.
Ken Forrester has been a driving force in elevating South African Chenin Blanc to its rightful place as a noble cultivar and gaining recognition of SA Chenin on the global stage.
There are no hard and fast rules regarding the use of the name Syrah or Shiraz, which are the same cultivar, these names instead point to the style of the wine for many winemakers.
Ken Forrester has become a stalwart of the South African wine landscape, for almost 30 years the estate has been producing under the label that bears his name.
Ken Forrester Vineyards headed Madiba’s call on the people of the world to help their communities on Nelson Mandela Day.