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04
Dec

Whole Berry 2017 Now Available

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You didn’t think we would leave you high and dry for Christmas, did you? Whole Berry has been sold out for a little over a month and during that time we have been through the full  5 stages of grief. At first, there was shock and denial – how could we be sold out? How did this happen? […]

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18
Oct

2016 Whole Berry Cabernet Sauvignon Sold Out

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All good things come to an end, the saying goes, and sadly this is also the case when it comes to our wines. Springfield is an Estate, which means that all wines we release must be grown, made, bottled and labeled on our farm. This means we cannot buy in any grapes, and that the […]

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12
Oct

Summer is here!

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  After what felt like the most gloriously warm weekend, driving around the farm this week it was indisputable that summer has officially arrived here on the farm. One can practically SEE the vineyard growing, with our vines positively bursting with new life.  While last week we were fighting the threat of black frost on the farm, […]

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15
Dec

The Springfield Family: Felix the Anatolian Shepherd

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Felix is an Anatolian Shepherd that guards the Springboks on Springfield Estate. He is a celebrity of sorts as he was the first Anatolian puppy – as part of the Cheetah Outreach Programme – to be placed with game as a guard dog. Since 2005, Anatolian guard dogs have been placed on farms in cheetah […]

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13
Apr

Weekend Post Feature

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In case you missed it, Springfield was the subject of Sam Venter’s ‘Vine Time’ column in the Weekend Post this past weekend. Even 20 years down the line, we are still thrilled whenever we receive a mention!

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13
Apr

Beverly Hills Hotel Food & Wine Evening

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Calling all Durban Springfield lovers! Jeanette Bruwer will be hosting a luscious food and wine dinner at the Tsogo Sun Beverly Hills Hotel on the 23rd of April 2015. Think prawns and roast quail perfectly paired with our very best wines. You might even discover a new favourite! Book your ticket now to avoid disappointment […]

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03
Feb

Newsletter – February 2015

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The 2015 harvest is in full swing here on the estate. We believe that good wine is grown, not made, and it looks like our hard work in the vineyard is paying off. The grapes that are coming in are juicy, healthy and full of flavour, and overall we are very pleased with the quality […]

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02
Feb

Pinot Noir 2010 – SOLD OUT

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It is with great sadness that we have to announce that the 2010 Pinot Noir is sold out. The Springfield Pinot Noir has always been an enigma. A tiny parcel of vines, struggling in incredibly rocky soil, the Pinot Noir vineyard is our true love and the thorn in our side at the same time. […]

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24
Nov

Dolce Magazine

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Springfield Estate has been featured in Dolce Magazine, a gourmet magazine in Belgium, following a great evening of South African wine and delicious food at Docks Café in Antwerp in September. We hope you agree with them!

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24
Nov

Newsletter, October 2014

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The dawn of the 20th century was a momentous time for South Africa, and for the tiny town of Robertson as well, with lots of changes taking place in our little village. Most agriculture was concentrated on the mountain slopes, an area with a higher rainfall than the valley basin. At the time, the Breede […]

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