Boplaas Family Vineyards recently opened their Stoepsit Sauvignon Bistro at their cellar in Calitzdorp. The Stoepsit Bistro is an extension of the Boplaas Stoepsit Sauvignon Blanc label, a highly popular wine that honours Roline Nel, the 94 year old Nel matriarch, who maintains the tradition of daily enjoying a glass or two of this Sauvignon […]
Boplaas releases a whisky
Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp’s heritage of crafting and distilling fine pot still brandy dates back to 1880, with the first order of casks sent to Cape Town harbour by ox-wagon and steam train for delivery to London. After the repeal of distilling licenses in the early 1920′s, Boplaas’ copper pot still stood dormant for […]
Boplaas’ distilling heritage dates back to 1880; when current owner, Carel Nel’s great-great grandfather exported his first consignment of fine Boplaas Brandy to England. Boplaas also became the first cellar to release an Estate Brandy.