The start of a new year is synonymous with grape harvesting in the Cape Winelands and the beginning of a new vintage. With only weeks to go until the first grapes arrive at the cellar, we look at what the grape harvest of 2022 holds for Groote Post.read more » Monday, 17 January 2022
The Old Man’s Blend pays tribute to a very special Old Man, Peter Pentz Snr. Peter is the patriarch of the Pentz family and at heart a stockman and cattle farmer of fame.read more » Wednesday, 08 December 2021
Awards season is here, which means we are inundated with many a press release on wineries achieving phenomenal results and flying the flag high for SA. Time flies when you're winning gold, so let's recap the week in a snippet.read more » Friday, 19 November 2021
Debbie McLaughlin, cordon bleu chef patron at Hilda’s Kitchen, the much-loved restaurant at Groote Post, has used her culinary creativity to devise a special seafood dish to perfectly complement Groote Post’s #Seasalter2021.read more » Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Groote Post is up the West Coast in the Darling Wine Appellation. It has a marine climate with the vineyard much affected by the Benguela Current which flows up the side of Africa and originating in the deep cold soup Atlantic Ocean.read more » Monday, 09 August 2021
The West Coast Wine Regions hug the stretch between the sea and the Swartland.
To savour every sip of the best of the West, journey from Malmesbury, to Riebeek Kasteel, west to Darling, north to the Swartland, the Cedar Mountains and the Namaqua West Coast.read more » Friday, 16 July 2021
On Father’s Day on Sunday 20th June, three generations of the Pentz family, Peter Pentz senior (The Old Man), his son Nick and grandson Peter, will be celebrating their rich heritage.read more » Wednesday, 09 June 2021
Groote Post will be hosting a memorable wine tasting & music experience on 19 June.
Winemaker, Lukas Wentzel, will be presenting a Groote Post wine tasting in the barrel cellar, while Red Sheep Music, the ever-popular duo from Stellenbosch, will be curating a selection of songs to pair with the wines.read more » Thursday, 03 June 2021
I recently posted an Instagram story poll: 79% said they prefer buying wine in-store, while only 21% opts for buying wine online. The vast majority of the participants are between 18-35. This made me think, who is really your online wine market?read more » Monday, 24 May 2021
If you are keen to experience Darling at its best, now is the time to enter their fascinating quiz and stand a chance to win a real Taste of Darling on Mothers' Day this Sundayread more » Thursday, 06 May 2021
Calling all Sauvignon Blanc lovers! Sauvignon Blanc South Africa, as the ambassador for SA’s most popular wine variety, is celebrating International #SauvBlancDay2021 with the rest of the world – and you are invited.read more » Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Groote Post were honoured to have the opportunity to host Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Ivan Meyer on the estate, in the midst of the 2021 harvest.read more » Wednesday, 10 March 2021
It was with much excitement that Groote Post, the historic West Coast farm owned by the Pentz family, released the much-anticipated 2020 vintage of their Seasalter 2020 - their flagship Sauvignon with a Semillon component and a touch of oak.read more » Friday, 19 February 2021
Groote Post, the beautiful and historic wine farm in the Darling Hills owned by the Pentz family, has had an excellent yield from the 2020 wine competitions and ratings. A standout feature has been that the accolades were spread fairly evenly across all the Groote Post wines.read more » Tuesday, 15 December 2020