Harvest started early this year
Due to the very warm and dry weather we had this year, the harvest season was brought forward by nearly 5 weeks! On 20 August we started with the white grapes and harvested parts of the Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc and all the Muscadelle first. The remainder of the...Read more
The new branding of Chateau Lestevenie
The new labels have arrived and we are very excited to share the new look of Chateau Lestevenie with you. The significance of the “T” is that it represents our surname (Terblanche) and the shape of a single vine that is deeply rooted at the bottom of the label. ...Read more
Summer is in full swing!
We’ve had a fair bit of warm weather so far reaching the 40’s last week. With the hot weather there is always chance of thunder storms and hail. We have been very fortunate so far with little damage to the vineyard – but some of our neighbours have not been...Read more
Spring is in the air!
After the rain and cold and a bit of snow and frost that winter brought us, the vineyard is finally bursting into life and ready for another year’s growth. Ramon made sure that the pruning and tying was all done on schedule. It is not only the vineyard that...Read more
The start of a new chapter
It is with great excitement that the Terblanche family is sending out their first Chateau Lestevenie newsletter. Work in the vineyard is on track and going well under the careful guidance of Ramon our wine maker. Ramon has gained great experience during the last 5 years while working with vineyards...Read more