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Henriëtta

Rikus and his Mom
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“Ou Hetta” With mother’s day around the corner, how can we not write about Henrietta, the wine and the person? Mom, grandma and friend, an…

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The magic of “De Liefde”

De Liefde Farm
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“De Liefde” farm situated approx 10km from Wolseley in the Western Cape of South Africa. De Liefde is the source of our Shiraz grapes for…

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Rounding up the 2022 harvest

Red Grapes Fermenting
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What can I say? The 2022 harvest was undoubtedly an exciting affair, constantly keeping us on our toes. And we are keeping up the pace…

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Legends will be remembered

Rikus enjoying a glass of Alain Graillot
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So much is happening in the world at the moment. War in the Ukraine, passing of one my childhood hero’s Shane Warne and now Alain…

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Harvest time is family time

Bizoe Wine Grapes
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Harvest time in South Africa is known as “pars tyd” renamed by some winemakers as “bars tyd”-translated as time of the year when you hardly…

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Raise your Glass

Celebrate South African Wines
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2 Feb 1659 Jan van Riebeek harvest the first grapes in South Africa, paving the way for me to be part of this industry 363…

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Cheers to 2022

Bizoe Idioglossia Chardonnay
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Didn’t we all say we can’t wait for 2021 after 2020, now we are in 2022. Happy New Year to you all, may 2022 be…

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Greyton Wine Weekend

Bizoe Wine on Werner Smith Art Gallery
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Bizoe Wines participated in the inaugural Greyton Wine Weekend. Wineries stationed in different venues across Greyton. Wine sippers walking around the beautiful town sipping away…

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Bottling Season at Bizoe Wines

Tasting Bizoe Wines from barrels before bottling
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Let’s call it bottling season at Bizoe Wines. This time of the year all the winemakers are planning their bottling schedules. Getting the wine in…

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Pretoria to Paris

Trio of Oysters
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Excitement is the word for one of the last trips of the year to Gauteng. Brasserie de Paris in Pretoria is doing a dinner focused…

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Cling Cling to Ching Ching

Ching Ching
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Sitting this morning starting to write an update on Bizoe Wines with a fresh exciting outlook of what’s to come. In the background I hear…

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Rugby and Red Wines

Bizoe Idioglossia Malbec
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Thank you to the British and Irish Lions for their tour to South Africa and giving us a reason to smile again. Nothing as “lekker”…

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Bright side of Life

Bizoe Henrietta 2018
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With all the things happening in South Africa at the moment, I need to find the positive things around me at the moment.  The 7th…

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Fire and Wine

Fire and Wine
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As winter sets into the Western Cape, cold and rain arrives. Fireplace burning, Wimbledon on the television and a glass of red in the hand. …

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