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ReedValley’s Rubi Poached Pears
ReedValley’s Rubi Poached Pears

The newest addition to the ReedValley range has been causing quite a stir at our tasting room and apart from making incredible cocktails, our Vinho Cabo Rubi is also amazing to cook with. These Rubi Poached Pears are easy to prepare, serves as a dramatic visual statement to the end of any...

Vinho Cabo Rubi Cocktail Recipes
Vinho Cabo Rubi Cocktail Recipes

Port-style wines are usually associated with cosying up in front of the fire on a chilly winter’s day, but what a lot of people don’t know is that fortified wines (including a Cape Ruby like our Vinho Cabo Rubi) can also be used in a variety of cocktails. And with the warm-weather-drinks season...

ReedValley Hosting the Second Craft Beer and Wine Festival this December
ReedValley Hosting the Second Craft Beer and Wine Festival this December

The second annual Craft Beer and Wine Festival will be hosted at ReedValley on Saturday, 2 December. The goal of the festival is to raise funds for the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika. Last year’s event, which took place at the ATKV amphitheatre in Hartenbos, was a tremendous success with...

Recipe – Sangria
Recipe – Sangria

Sangria (traditionally made with red wine) can be the perfect drink to quench your thirst on a hot day. The beautiful colours and the fresh fruit flavours make it ideal for any picnic or summer pool party.

Recipe – Arroz à Valenciana
Recipe – Arroz à Valenciana

Arroz à Valenciana is an international dish that has many variations as different countries across the world has adapted it to suit their local residents' palates. With the recipe being extremely easy to prepare, it’s a favourite at big family gatherings and celebrations. Arroz à Valenciana...

The most thrilling wine experience on the Garden Route
The most thrilling wine experience on the Garden Route

We have recently partnered with Skydive Mossel Bay and have created the most thrilling wine experience ever! Get the adrenaline pumping, jumping out of a plane at 10 000 feet and free-falling at 200 to 290 km/h for up to 40 seconds. Then ease back into a relaxing mood on the ReedValley wine farm...

Espetada
Espetada

Espetada The espetada (similar to the South African sosatie) is a typical Portuguese dish made usually of beef rubbed with salt and garlic, skewered on a bay leaf stick, and braaied on an open fire. The meat is normally served with bolo do caco (a traditional flat bread) or milho frito (fried...

Top 5 Tips for the Best Braai Ever
Top 5 Tips for the Best Braai Ever

Top 5 Tips for the Best Braai Ever There are many similarities between the South African and Portuguese cultures: both love spending time outdoors, both enjoy great wines, and both love spending an afternoon around the fire braaiing meat! But what is the secret to the perfect braai? Our...

Portuguese Fire Salad
Portuguese Fire Salad

Portuguese Fire Salad This is excellent as a stand-alone salad or side dish to most Portuguese dishes. Portuguese Fire Salad (40 servings) Ingredients 3 kg tomatoes 1 kg green peppers 1 kg yellow peppers 1 kg red peppers 1 kg white onions 1 kg red onions 1 kg garlic bulbs For the marinade Olive oil

Vinho do Mês: Espumante Range
Vinho do Mês: Espumante Range

ReedValley’s Best-Selling Espumante Range South Africans commemorate Women's Month in August every year as a tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of pass laws to women. At ReedValley we also celebrate female...

Portuguese side dishes for steak
Portuguese side dishes for steak

Before supermarkets, fridges and freezers, housewives in Portugal’s countryside made use of whatever they produced on their farms and chicken, rabbit, goat, and pork were used regularly. Housewives living in the cities visited their local market every day and prepared family meals with whatever...

Vinho do Mês: Shiraz
Vinho do Mês: Shiraz

Shiraz – the dark lady of ReedValley In case you were wondering, yes, Shiraz and Syrah refers to the same thing. It’s called “Syrah” in its country of origin (France) as well as the rest of Europe, South America, and New Zealand. The Australians use “Shiraz”─ probably because of their accent. In...

REEDVALLEY FOUNDATION WINTER BALL – FRIDAY, 4 AUGUST
REEDVALLEY FOUNDATION WINTER BALL – FRIDAY, 4 AUGUST

Just like great wine needs time and nurturing, we at ReedValley believe that all young minds should be nurtured and provided with a proper education, and where better to start than on our own farm?” These were the words of one of ReedValley’s founding members, Lynette Whittaker, on the...

Clint Cunningham – Creedence to Cocker at The Barn@ReedValley – Friday, 7 July
Clint Cunningham – Creedence to Cocker at The Barn@ReedValley – Friday, 7 July

“I believe that I facilitate healing through the medium of music,” says Clint, “I am passionately connected to music and performance … it is my calling.” After 15 years in the pubs and clubs and almost as many years in the supper theatres, casinos and show venues, Clint has uniquely built a...

First ReedValley Olá Portugal! festival a resounding success
First ReedValley Olá Portugal! festival a resounding success

Not even the gale force winds could stop the first annual Olá Portugal! festival from taking place at ReedValley on Saturday, 10 June. The Garden Route is going through a very difficult time with devastating fires tormenting the area and ReedValley is grateful to everyone who attended the event...

Vinho do Mês: Merlot
Vinho do Mês: Merlot

For the month of Father’s Day, we are featuring a ReedValley favourite, our magnificent Merlot.

8 Benefits Of Having a Winter Wedding
8 Benefits Of Having a Winter Wedding

Brides fainting of the heat (yes we’ve seen it), sweat stains, and sunburn, are all part of your traditional summer wedding. South African summers are notoriously hot, yet it is also the most popular wedding season. Why put yourself through this and also add yet another wedding to your family...

Recipe – Frango Grelhado
Recipe – Frango Grelhado

This dish is easy to prepare and ideal if you’re entertaining a large group of people – chicken is an affordable meat option and a little bit of marinade will go a long way.

First Olá Portugal! festival taking place at ReedValley this weekend
First Olá Portugal! festival taking place at ReedValley this weekend

The ReedValley Olá Portugal! festival is set to take place this Saturday (10 June)

Hot August Night, Best of Neil Diamond at The Barn@ReedValley – Friday, 11 August
Hot August Night, Best of Neil Diamond at The Barn@ReedValley – Friday, 11 August

Neil Diamond is one of the most enduring and successful singer-songwriters of all time, having sold over 25 million records worldwide.

It’s almost time for ReedValley’s Olá Portugal! festival
It’s almost time for ReedValley’s Olá Portugal! festival

Portugal Day is less than 3 weeks away and the ReedValley team is hard at work organizing the Olá Portugal! festival that is set to take place on Saturday, 10 June.

Chris Chameleon by The Barn@ReedValley – Vrydag, 30 Junie
Chris Chameleon by The Barn@ReedValley – Vrydag, 30 Junie

Chris Chameleon sal by The Barn@ReedValley optree op Vrydag, 30 Junie. Kaartjies is aanlyn beskikbaar teen R150 per persoon. Platters kan ook voor die tyd aanlyn bestel word. Deure open 18:30 en die vertoning sal om 20:00 begin.

Portuguese Food & Wine Pairing – 20th May 2017
Portuguese Food & Wine Pairing – 20th May 2017

ReedValley invites you to a Portuguese Food & Wine Pairing evening at The Coffee Club & Bistro, at Joan’s Bloemiste.

Vinho do Mês: Pinotage
Vinho do Mês: Pinotage

This year is flying by; we can’t believe it’s almost June! Here on the ReedValley farm, we’re looking forward to the winter rains but in the meantime, we’re preparing for our first annual Olá Portugal! This May we are featuring our ReedValley Pinotage

Recipe – Molha de Pico
Recipe – Molha de Pico

Molha de Pico, is an Azorean-style beef stew which originates from the island of Pico. This island forms part of the Portuguese Azores and is also home to the eponymous volcano, Ponta do Pico, which is the highest mountain in Portugal.

Mathys Roets by The Barn@ReedValley – Vrydag, 19 Mei
Mathys Roets by The Barn@ReedValley – Vrydag, 19 Mei

Mathys Roets sing van die heel gewildste liedjies op sy nuwe CD, “Iemand soos Jy” asook van sy nuwe reeks CD’s, “Master of Song”, bestaande uit “Mathys Roets – the very best of Cat Stevens, Neil Diamond en Roger Whittaker”.

Mother’s Day 2017 at ReedValley
Mother’s Day 2017 at ReedValley

ReedValley will be offering a special à la carte lunch menu where visitors will be able to choose from a selection of traditional Portuguese dishes, salads and desserts.

Olá Portugal! The Annual ReedValley Portugal Day Festival
Olá Portugal! The Annual ReedValley Portugal Day Festival

Portugal Day, officially known as Dia de Camões, de Portugal e das Comunidades Portuguesas (Day of Camões, Portugal, and the Portuguese Communities), commemorates the death of poet Luís de Camões on June 10, 1580. Camões wrote The Lusiads, Portugal’s national epic poem celebrating the...

Recipe – Bacalhau com Natas
Recipe – Bacalhau com Natas

Bacalhau com natas is cod layered with potatoes and onions, drenched in cream and baked until golden brown and is especially popular over special days like Easter and Christmas.

Vinho do Mês: Chardonnay Pinot Noir
Vinho do Mês: Chardonnay Pinot Noir

The leaves of the trees on the farm are changing into the most beautiful array of rusty reds and bronzy browns. We are fortunate however that Mossel Bay has a very moderate climate, some even say that we have the 2nd most moderate climate in the world, and with about 320 sunny days every year we...

Recipe – Caldo Verde
Recipe – Caldo Verde

Celebrate Valentine’s month with ReedValley’s Vinho Espumante.

Vinho do Mês: Sauvignon Blanc
Vinho do Mês: Sauvignon Blanc

Monday, 20 March, will mark the first day of autumn and while we adore summers filled with sunshine and time spent by the pool, we also love chilly days cosying up in front of ReedValley’s oversized fireplace with a glass of our export red.

March, the month of change at ReedValley
March, the month of change at ReedValley

We’ve had an incredible response to our Free Delivery for Locals initiative and have therefore decided to extend it!