Vintage Babel Red 2012

July 3rd, 2013

We’ve just finished bottling our 2012 vintage Babel Red. This wine –  a fusion of red berry flavours and chocolate rounded off with a ...

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Mourvèdre Rosé 2013

June 18th, 2013

Good news! The long-awaited 2013 Mourvèdre Rosé was bottled last week and excitement is running high.  We will be keeping the wine in the bottle ...

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Along the Vlei

June 3rd, 2013

We grow an exceptional range of food plants at Babylonstoren.  The Cape’s mediterranean climate is one of the reasons that so many plants from around ...

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Oak Barrels

April 23rd, 2013

Barrels have been used in the wine industry for over two thousand years.  At  Babylonstoren, we age our Babel Red, the Shiraz, our Chardonnay and ...

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300 Years of Hands & Hearts

April 19th, 2013

Babylonstoren has a 300 year history, which means a lot of hands and hearts have been involved over time. When you join our cellar tour, ...

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Out with the old, in with the new

April 5th, 2013

Our current vintages of the Mourvedre Rose (the 2012 vintage), and the Babel Red (the 2011 vintage), are sold out.
Pre-orders of the 2012 Babel ...

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Making Red Wine

March 6th, 2013

We are nearing the end of harvest, and our cellar is bursting with all the newly-made red wines. What is keeping us busy now is ...

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More Rose-Tinted Wishes

February 15th, 2013

We just keep coming up with more rose-tinted surprises for the Valentine’s weekend:
In our Farm Shop you can find our Rose & Rosé cordial, ...

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Harvest 2013

February 7th, 2013

If you visit the Babylonstoren cellars in the coming weeks, you may well see one of the winemakers running around like a headless chicken in ...

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Eating the Lotus

December 31st, 2012

The beautiful lotus lily is an ancient flower, imbued with mystique. Despite this, the lotus is as much at home in the kitchen as it ...

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