De Grendel News & Events

Table Mountain tastings

Added 12 November 2014
Table Mountain tastings

It’s time for our tastings on Table Mountain again. Christelle van Niekerk, our sales & marketing coordinator will be there with her team...

Fully booked for Christmas lunch 2014

Added 05 November 2014
Fully booked for Christmas lunch 2014

Our restaurant is fully booked for Christmas lunch 2014 already. We’re looking forward to hosting our guests here to make it a memorable Christmas...

Want to learn more about wine?

Added 27 August 2014
Want to learn more about wine?

Christelle van Niekerk, our Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator, will be hosting fun wine workshops every Tuesday at 17h30-19h00 from the beginning...

New De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2013 comes in from the cold

Added 27 August 2014
New De Grendel Op die Berg Chardonnay 2013 comes in from the cold

True to his view that quality is a journey, not a goal, De Grendel cellar master Charles Hopkins took his time to craft this classically styled...

De Grendel Gruyere

Added 26 August 2014
De Grendel Gruyere

We’re proud to introduce our first De Grendel cheese – De Grendel Gruyere. De Grendel is steeped in history, but most people don’t...

De Grendel Reds hit sweet spot with all-female wine panel in Japan

Added 05 May 2014
De Grendel Reds hit sweet spot with all-female wine panel in Japan

  The De Grendel Merlot 2011 took gold and the De Grendel Shiraz 2012 took silver at the SAKURA awards held in March in Tokyo. A total of 1900...

Mother’s Day at De Grendel Restaurant (fully booked)

Added 25 April 2014
Mother’s Day at De Grendel Restaurant (fully booked)

Celebrate your mother this year with Chef Ian Bergh’s  special menu, it will be sure  to make her feel like a queen.   Menu Canadian scallop,...

Feast of the Grape 1 & 2 March at D’Aria

Added 13 February 2014
Feast of the Grape 1 & 2 March at D'Aria

  Itching for grape amusement? Kick off your shoes for some squishing and splatting at the Durbanville Wine Valley’s Feast of the Grape, a weekend...

The crowd pleaser – De Grendel MCC Brut

Added 12 December 2013
The crowd pleaser – De Grendel MCC Brut

Just after the celebrated Amorim Tsogo Sun Cap Classique win for the De Grendel MCC Brut 2011, winemaker Elzette Du Preez popped another cork to...

New Tasting Room hours

Added 12 December 2013
New Tasting Room hours

The festive season is here, along with longer days and warm evenings. To enjoy this time of year more, our tasting room is open later in the evenings,...

De Grendel voted in Hong Kong as best South Africa

Added 20 November 2013
De Grendel voted in Hong Kong as best South Africa

Soon after South Africa’s Veritas and Europe’s Les Grands Concours du monde applauded De Grendel’s wine-making prowess, the East gave this...

Join us for Christmas lunch

Added 14 November 2013
Join us for Christmas lunch

Chef Ian Bergh has put together a Christmas lunch menu to perfectly set the scene for a lovely afternoon with family and friends. The Menu  ...

De Grendel wines bring home gold at Veritas Wine Awards 2013

Added 11 October 2013
De Grendel wines bring home gold at Veritas Wine Awards 2013

De Grendel, the historic Durbanville farm on the slopes of the Tygerberg Hills, rejuvenated to produce some of the Cape’s most elegant modern-day...

De Grendel Restaurant is up for a KLINK AWARD

Added 05 October 2013
De Grendel Restaurant is up for a KLINK AWARD

The annual KLINK AWARD season is here and De Grendel Restaurant is once again up for nomination in the Beyond Expectations category.   The...

Season of Sauvignon at De Grendel 5& 6 October

Added 02 October 2013
Season of Sauvignon at De Grendel 5& 6 October

Join De Grendel to celebrate a long-awaited Spring and chilled sauvignon blanc this weekend.  Durbanville Wine Valley’s white wine loving festival,...

The Hunter and the Fisherman- a series of food collaborations

Added 19 August 2013
The Hunter and the Fisherman- a series of food collaborations

From either side of the Durbanville Wine Valley, two old friends Chef Ian Bergh from De Grendel and Chef Nic van Wyk of Diemersdal farm eatery...

The ultimate Girls Night: Additional date 30 October 2013

Added 11 July 2013
The ultimate Girls Night: Additional date 30 October 2013

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Coco Chanel. Winemaker Elzette Du Preez bares wine’s inner-most secrets, wine’s juicy...

RSG Radio presents live from De Grendel

Added 08 July 2013
RSG Radio presents live from De Grendel

De Grendel Restaurant will be hosting a live broadcast of RSG Radio together with breakfast for 60 RSG-listeners. Program: Johan van Lill en Martelize...

Food and Wine evening: Sauvignon Blanc stories with Charles Hopkins

Added 26 May 2013
Food and Wine evening: Sauvignon Blanc stories with Charles Hopkins

Twenty food and wine devotees spent an evening of Sauvignon Blanc and storytelling at De Grendel on 18 June 2013. The evening was hosted by cellar...

De Grendel puts Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir on the winning map

Added 24 May 2013
De Grendel puts Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir on the winning map

To achieve success with Pinot Gris just doesn’t come easy. This makes the award-winning performance of De Grendel at the 2013 Pinot Gris Du Monde,...

Sip, Soup and Bread 1&2 June

Added 20 May 2013
Sip, Soup and Bread 1&2 June

Winter is setting in and the craving for the comfort of hearty soup is getting stronger. Join our tasting room this weekend to enjoy three classic...

De Grendel Restaurant transformed Cape Town to Taste Town

Added 16 April 2013
De Grendel Restaurant transformed Cape Town to Taste Town

The 6th Taste of Cape Town has come and gone, but the warming flavours of De Grendel’s slow braised beef with crumbed sweetbreads still linger....

De Grendel Restaurant is the talk of the town at Taste of Cape Town.

Added 12 April 2013
De Grendel Restaurant is the talk of the town at Taste of Cape Town.

Sweetbreads. Potpourri risotto. Slow-braised beef. The 6th Pick n Pay Taste of Cape Town is the gathering place of foodies and chefs, chocolatiers...

Our Christmas Table

Added 19 December 2012
Our Christmas Table

Cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg are just some of the heirloom tastes of Christmas. We invite you to watch Kwêla on Kyknet,  DSTV Channel 144 on Wednesday,...

Connect. Support. Celebrate with FAIRLADY CONSUMER AWARDS 2012!

Added 19 September 2012
Connect. Support. Celebrate with FAIRLADY CONSUMER AWARDS 2012!

We at De Grendel is bursting with pride that our delicious MCC Brut 2009 has been selected as a finalist in the FAIRLADY CONSUMER AWARDS 2012. We...

Cellar Worker of the Year the pride of Durbanville Wine Valley

Added 14 September 2012
Cellar Worker of the Year the pride of Durbanville Wine Valley

“I competed against the best cellar workers in South Africa, worked hard and studied even harder. All these things make me proud of this award,”...

Klink Tourism Award finalist De Grendel Restaurant unlocks new ways to enjoy food and wine

Added 14 September 2012
Klink Tourism Award finalist De Grendel Restaurant unlocks new ways to enjoy food and wine

De Grendel Restaurant – a finalist in the Klink Tourism Awards* – unlocks new ways to enjoy food, wine and produce from the region’s earth,...

De Grendel Restaurant has been nominated for a KLINK award, category Beyond Expectation.

Added 29 August 2012
De Grendel Restaurant has been nominated for a KLINK award, category Beyond Expectation.

Vote now and help us win. Wine Tourism South Africa website...

De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc in more than 160 Waitrose outlets!

Added 29 August 2012
De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc in more than 160 Waitrose outlets!

Selling for £8.79 until 11th of September 2012! It is with great joy that we can now announce the promotion of De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc in more...

Auma Obama draws flock of literary followers to De Grendel

Added 21 June 2012
Auma Obama draws flock of literary followers to De Grendel

Over one hundred book lovers flocked to De Grendel Restaurant in the Durbanville Wine Valley on Saturday, June 16th to meet Auma Obama, author and...

Soup, Sip and Bread Festival – another way to experience fine wine and food at De Grendel

Added 17 May 2012
Soup, Sip and Bread Festival – another way to experience fine wine and food at De Grendel

Don your winter woollies and rain dance your way to the Durbanville Wine Valley’s annual Soup, Sip and Bread Festival, taking place on 2 -3 June...

De Grendel Restaurant now open!

Added 28 April 2012
De Grendel Restaurant now open!

Already it’s the talk of the town. Book and taste why....

Just released: De Grendel Shiraz 2009

Added 19 December 2011
Just released: De Grendel Shiraz 2009

Our De Grendel Shiraz 2009 has just been released to great acclaim. Floral on the nose, the lovely coriander, lavender and white pepper are some...

De Grendel Wine Farm strikes gold twice at 2011 VERITAS Wine Awards

Added 13 October 2011
De Grendel Wine Farm strikes gold twice at 2011 VERITAS Wine Awards

De Grendel Wine farm “MCC BRUT 2009” received a Gold award at the 2011 Veritas Wine Awards, one of only a handful of Méthode Cap Classique’s...

Awards Season: Rich harvest for De Grendel

Added 01 November 2010
Awards Season: Rich harvest for De Grendel

We are delighted that De Grendel wines once again featured on the medals table at the wine industry’s top award systems. The slew of honours for...