The change of the seasons here always comes as something of a surprise for me, having been born and brought up in Britain, because with our Mediterranean type climate and closeness to the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans the effect of the weather can cause some quite dramatic changes from day to day, swiftly moving […]
Great wine & food, fun for the whole family – swing into summer with us! 30 Wineries in the Stellenbosch and Somerset West areas combine forces to offer the discerning festival visitor 4 days of activities. Click here to download the Wedderwill Festival Plan.
Sunday 25 March 10h00 – 16h00 (delicious lunch served at 13h00) Throw all caution and cares to the wind at Wedderwill with an easy hike through the game park and vineyards, some kite-flying and a delicious lunch & wine tasting. Summer fun for the whole family! See wild game including quagga, springbok, wildebeest and eland […]
The March equinox will occur at 05:14 (or 5:14am) Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on March 20, 2012. This marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere and fall (autumn) in the southern hemisphere from an astronomical viewpoint. Twice a year, around March 20 or 21 and September 22 or 23, the sun shines directly […]
Our season basically starts with pruning strategies in winter, not long after which spring will burst out in all its lush green vigour, a time which makes a farmer’s heart beat higher as the new vintage starts kicking off. At this time of the year the first sprays need to be applied to protect the […]
The results of the 15th annual Michelangelo CCL Label International Wine Awards (MIWA) were announced at a gala luncheon at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West on September 9, 2011.
Essentialism & logical positivism don’t have much of a space in biodynamics; although they have proven biodynamics’ superiority. Biodynamics’ anthroposophy is related to existentialism and Goethean science with a very strong phenomenological approach, meaning observing the complexities without reducing it to a few essentials. Essentialism frames a subject quicker and more easily understandable…
Wedderwill welcomes Daisy, Mathilda, Fleckie, Bubbles, Hurricane, Rainbow, Sunshine and baby Cloud 9. The helpful cows that assist us with our unique biodynamic approach.
What truly makes Wedderwill unique in the world, is that we have taken Rudolph Steiner’s anthroposophy approach a step further. Our revolutionary Biodynamic preparations are the result, combining ocean water, unpasteurised cow’s milk, specially filtered zeolite dust (a dolomitic type of rock), and fermented plant extracts made from beefwood, seaweed and other herbal plants such […]
Watch big screen World Cup rugby and experience the elements and Spring with a glass or two of Wedderwill – wines shaped by ‘the will of the weather’, while bird-watching and taking photographs.
Take leisurely walks through the vineyards, game park, fynbos and mountain trails while enjoying the scenery, flora and fauna. Photographic opportunities aplenty.