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Anton Smal from Newstead Wines

It’s been a challenging year for everyone, including the folks at Newstead. But in its final months, hard work and care taken over the last few years is rewarding the Plettenberg Bay winemaker, Anton Smal. Newstead’s 2015 MCC Brut Chardonnay was recently given a rare 5-star rating by Platter’s Wine[…]

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Newstead takes Best Producer Award at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

Newstead wins Best Producer Award at Amorim Cap Classique Challenge

Plettenberg Bay winery Newstead Wines has become the first producer outside of the traditional Western Cape winelands to be crowned overall winner of the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge, South Africa’s leading competition focussed exclusively on selecting the country’s top Cap Classique sparkling wines. In a ground-breaking announcement, Newstead MCC Blanc[…]

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Growers harvest rewards for planting off the beaten track

Newstead Wine Farm at sunset

The established producer community would have ridiculed the idea of developing a winefarming operation anywhere along the Cape Coast between Cape Agulhas and Plettenberg Bay two decades ago. It wasn’t difficult to see the impediments — summer rainfall, high winds, distance from main markets and lack of viticultural expertise among[…]

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14 Tasting Rooms in the Western Cape You Must Visit

newstead wine farm plett

Visi magazine published an article last month entitled “14 Tasting Rooms in the Western Cape You Must Visit” and Newstead was on the list. Newstead (Est. 2013) Interior and architecture: Owners Sue and Doug Lund, with assistance from Draftech Open: Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm in season. Tastings don’t require reservations, but lunches[…]

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EatOut Critic’s review of Newstead Wines

Newstead Wine Farm reviewed by EatOut Critic

The gorgeous Plettenberg Bay wine region has thrived into a fully fledged destination for holidaymakers and serious lovers of the grape. Among the best is Newstead, a boutique winery known for its award-winning sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and pinot noir, and for being the official supplier for Plett International Polo. The[…]

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Newstead brings polo pedigree to Pinot

Doug Lund

When Doug and Sue Lund came to Plettenberg Bay in 2006 to plant vineyards and set up Newstead Wines, they brought rich polo and farming heritage with them. Doug had represented South Africa in polo for fourteen years, his father had played for South Africa, and both Doug and Sue’s[…]

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New at Newstead

New at Newstead

Newstead will never feel commercial but it will always be exceptional. Since the first harvest a few years ago, its wines have won awards (including a Michelangelo double gold) and elevated the region’s winemaking credentials, while its picnics in the vineyards, summer solstice parties and bespoke events have attracted visitors[…]

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