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Bouchard Finlayson and the IWEC announce the Bouchard Finlayson WSET Scholarship

Boutique wine estate Bouchard Finlayson has introduced a new scholarship enabling a wine student in South Africa to further their education by means of a Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 scholarship, to the value of R13,500.


Bouchard Finlayson Introduce Vegan-Friendly Options

Bouchard Finlayson has introduced a Vegan Deli Platter to complement its wine tasting offering at the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley estate. Four of the current Bouchard Finlayson wines are already vegan-friendly, with the intention to produce only vegan-friendly wines in future, in line with its ethos as a WWF Conservation Champion to protect animals, conserve natural resources and reduce carbon footprint.


Entries Are Open For The 2020 Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award Hermanus Fynarts Festival (5 – 16 June 2020)

In celebration of the arts in South Africa and the 2020 Hermanus FynArts Festival, in particular, Bouchard Finlayson has announced its sponsorship of the Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award for the seventh consecutive year. This prestigious national art competition will carry a significant prize value of R45 000 in 2020, which will be allocated at the judges’ discretion.


Bouchard Finlayson Releases Flagship 2017 Missionvale Chardonnay

Bouchard Finlayson has released the latest vintage of its flagship Chardonnay – the 2017 Missionvale. Chardonnay is seeing a resurgence in the international consumer market where the new world Chardonnays are generally known for their buttery oak flavours.


Take A Walk On The Wildside With Bouchard Finlayson Nature Walks & Wine In The Valley That Is ‘Heaven On Earth’

Bouchard Finlayson is gearing up for the summer festive season with a range of experiences on offer to guests visiting the wine estate outside Hermanus. Activities include Guided Nature Walks led by the legendary Frank Woodvine, Bouchard Finlayson’s resident amateur botanist.


Bouchard Finlayson Releases 2017 Vintage Of Hannibal

Hannibal, Bouchard Finlayson’s iconic Italian red blend, created a stir when Peter Finlayson released the first vintage 18 years ago. Today, with Chris Albrecht as winemaker at the helm, Hannibal is as consistent and popular as ever, with the newly released 2017 vintage expected to be another best seller within the Bouchard Finlayson stable.


Chris Albrecht, winemaker at Bouchard Finlayson continues the legacy of bottling vinous wonders in the Hemel-en-Aarde

Magic is a difficult thing to define. It’s a feeling that runs up your spine and all your senses light up; scents become keener, your eyes open wider. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve is a place drenched in the stuff, from the bowl of sky above, cut at night with crystal stars, to the silent and stoic sandstone rock formations of the surrounding Cederberg.


The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa Beef Picanha perfectly paired with Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal 2016

Chef Christo Pretorius from The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa Azure Restaurant shares his Beef Picanha recipe, which is best enjoyed with a glass of Bouchard Finlayon’s unique red blend, Hannibal. The 2016 vintage is a blend of Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Nebbiolo, Shiraz, Mourvédre and Barbera and is alive with a characteristic Italian mouthfeel reflecting fruity complexity. Olive and red currant flavours combine with cranberry to result in a lingering finish and complex mouthfeel.


Celebrate The Change Of Seasons At London’s Premiere Sa-owned Restaurant

Don't let the summer blues get in the way of you celebrating a new season.