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Dinner for the dogs

Many people are astonished to hear that there are fewer than 450 African wild dogs left in South Africa today.  The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recognised the plight of this species back in 1997 and began a multi-faceted programme to attempt to increase their numbers.  They have had a number of great successes including translocations […]

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Painting the town red (and silver)

A handful of our reds were winners at the recent International Wine and Spirit Awards. Peloton Rouge 2013 (a predominantly Shiraz and Pinotage Cape Blend) won a Silver Outstanding in the Category: Syrah Dominated Red Blends. The other two Silver Outstanding awards went to the Den Pinotage 2014 and the Den Shiraz 2014. Consistent performer, “Guillermo” […]

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Amanda roves from wine show to wine show

Mercury Wine Week Our roving pack member, Amanda (pictured above with Jeremy) is currently at the Mercury Wine Week. It takes place in the Champion’s Room at Greyville Racecourse in Durban. She will be pouring our wines and chatting up a storm every day this week – Tuesday 23rd to Friday 26th from 5:30 – […]

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Emma’s report from Zambia

Here I am at last, sitting on the banks of the Luangwa River at Flatdogs Camp, watching the hippos frolic in the water through the tall grass, and admiring the thick forest vegetation on the opposite bank stretching as far as the eye can see in both directions. It has taken me years to get […]

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Roussanne and reds – Old Mutual Wine Trophy results

This time of year is always interesting. Having submitted our wines for judging, we wait impatiently for the results of the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. The only inkling that we get is the heads-up notification to be ready to take part in the public tastings and which wines to bring. There is no indication of […]

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Food, wine and conversations with Emma

At the beginning of May, Emma was our travel and tourism ambassador at two important showcases in South Africa. We are Africa, May 2 – 5 We teamed up with Leading Hotels of the World at the We Are Africa Exhibition 2016 at Cape Town Stadium. Emma and Martinique poured wines paired with the delicious […]

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National Wine Challenge/Top 100 SA wines 2016

We are thrilled to announce that nine of our wines won awards at the National Wine Challenge/Top 100 SA wines 2016. This is fantastically appropriate for our ninth birthday month, so there is much celebration at the den. Double Gold Winners were mainly whites with one standout red: Pictus III: A rich full bodied blend […]

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9 things we are thankful for on our ninth birthday

As it’s our birthday month and we are nine years old, we thought it would be apt to look back at nine aspects of our company that sum it all up. Beginnings: Painted Wolf Wines was founded by Jeremy and Emma on 4th April 2007. We made our very first vintage in 2007, in a […]

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Hop along and get our wine club Easter special

Our wine club members are getting an Easter special that is making them hopping happy. Easter special   If you do the maths, this means they are paying only R60 for each bottle of wine. If you are a South African resident, love our wines and want to get this amazing price all you need […]

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Wine adventures – February 28 – March 4, 2016

Jeremy is up in Jo’burg for a few days and will be taking us on a few wine adventures while he is here. Wine adventures at Copperlake Brewing Co.  Sunday February 28th from 14h00 – 16h00 Jeremy and Amanda will be at Copperlake Brewing Company, Broadacres Shopping Centre, Cedar Lakes, Broadacres. Pop-in for a bite […]

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