De Krans Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

With Winter approaching, we tend to start turning to a glass of red for those colder evenings. What better red wine to try out than the De Krans Basket Press Cabernet Sauvignon 2017. Using an old wooden basket press, the pressure on the grapes is much...

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Port style wines 101 – where, when and how

When you think of Calitzdorp and the Swartland, there aren’t many close links apart from the fact that they’re both farming communities, producing excellent quality wines with a very similar dry and sunny climate.  However, only a few know that...

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De Krans 3 platinum and perfect score at SAWi

Reaffirming its position as one of South Africa’s premium port producers, De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp has scored 90+ for three of its products in the 2019 South African Wine Index (SAWi) ratings. The Cape Vintage Reserve scored a perfect 100 points,...

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Boplaas harvest 2019

An early glimpse of the 2019 wine grape harvest at Boplaas in the Klein Karoo hamlet of Calitzdorp suggests outstanding wines are likely to emerge. The celebrated winery reports that so far, vineyards are delivering excellent quality despite a...

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Boplaas wines among Country Life Top 20

Boplaas Family Vineyards has been included in a list of 20 of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blancs by leading magazine Country Life. The achievement is even sweeter considering that no less than two wines from this Klein Karoo producer were...

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Boplaas Port named ‘Best Overall’

Port by South African champion producer Boplaas Family Vineyards were crowned this week as Best Overall in a special report by Wine Magazine on 10-year matured wines. Underlining Boplaas's achievement was that the vintage under assessment this...

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Boplaas top the charts in SAWi evaluation

Boplaas Cape Ports have received a perfect score of 100 points in an assessment by the SA Wine Index (SAWi), a rating system that identifies consistently top-performing wines from its evaluation of most important local and international...

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De Krans goes pretty in pink

Valentine’s Day (and the month of love) goes hand in hand with everything pink, and what better time to enjoy De Krans’ range of pink wines, namely the Cape Pink (a lighter port style wine) and Pinotage Rosé 2018. Forming part of their classic varietal...

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De Krans a top Cape Port producer in Top Wine

As one of South Africa’s leading port producers, De Krans Wine Cellar commitment to producing a quality product has yet again been acknowledged by the SA Wine and Cellar Classifications 2019, which saw De Krans being recognized as one of the two most...

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Toll House Rebuild

With the devastating fires around our area a few weeks ago the Old Toll House on the Montagu Pass suffered major damages.  We at Herold Wines want to contribute to the rebuild of the Old Toll House by donating 50% of these wine sales. Please...

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