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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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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Stay warm this weekend! Glühwein Recipe

August 10th, 2012

There’s some pretty icy weather forecast for the Western Cape this weekend, so we can’t think of anything more appropriate than making a big pot ...

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Harvest in Full Swing!!

March 10th, 2011

“The whole of last week we took in Shiraz like a sausage machine.  Shiraz in the morning, Shiraz in the afternoon and as ...

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