23rd Jun 2021

Dornier Merlot secures Top 10 Position

After recently securing 2 Double Gold medals, Dornier Merlot gets the nod again and secures a Top 10 ranking and second highest point score in this year’s Prescient Merlot Report. Dornier Merlot is a true labour of love. Given the variety’s propensity in South Africa towards being either green, overripe or even both, meticulous care […]

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26th May 2021

Dornier Merlot Secures 2nd Double Gold Medal

In November 2020 Dornier Merlot received a Double Gold Award in the prestigious Veritas wine competition, South Africa’s longest running wine competition. Hot on the heels of this achievement Dornier Merlot has been acknowledged with a second Double Gold Medal as recently awarded in the 2021 National Wine Challenge. Since the reintroduction of Merlot into […]

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6th May 2021

Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 – Top 100 SA Wine

DORNIER EQUANIMITY CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2017 TOP 100 SA WINE This year’s National Wine Challenge / Top 100 SA Wines sees 63 red wines awarded Top 100 status of which 8 wines are Cabernet Sauvignon. Only three of the Cabernet Sauvignon wines are Wine of Origin Stellenbosch of which Dornier Equanimity Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 proudly forms […]

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25th Mar 2021

Dornier Donatus 2017, 94 Points & Top 10 Cape Bordeaux Red Blend now available at The Wine Lounge at Dornier

 Dornier Donatus 2017, 94 Points, Top 10 Cape Bordeaux Red Blend now available at The Wine Lounge at Dornier Dornier Donatus, Dornier’s Bordeaux style red blend saw its maiden release in 2002. Originally a blend of only 3 grape varieties, today Dornier Donatus includes all 5 Bordeaux red varieties. All vintages of Donatus have always […]

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25th Apr 2019

Dornier Semillon 2018, 90 Points Wine Magazine

Dornier is proud to announce the 90 point score received for Dornier Semillon 2018 as recently judged in the Alternative Varieties Report, Wine Magazine. This year 44 white wines were entered with 24 wines scoring 90 points and above. Grapes used for the production of Dornier Semillon are sourced from a single site on Dornier. […]

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22nd Aug 2018

Dornier Froschkönig wins 1st place in Natural Sweet Wine category Wine Magazine

Dornier Froschkönig Natural Sweet Chenin Blanc 2016 wins first place in Natural Sweet Wine Category. Wine Magazine’s inaugural Sweet Wine Report was released 21 August 2018 with the focus being on 1) Natural Sweet; 2) Noble Late Harvest; 3) Straw Wine; 4) Hanepoot and 5) Muscadel. Wines were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by […]

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24th May 2018

Dornier Merlot Scores 90 Points – 2018 Merlot Report

Dornier Merlot scores 90 points in Wine Magazine’s 2nd annual Merlot report in association with the Merlot Forum. This year 67 entries were received from 50 producers in which only 8 wines scored 90 points and above. Dornier Merlot is produced from vines planted on the South Westerly slopes of Stellenbosch Mountain in soils consisting […]

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26th Feb 2018

Easter Sunday Family Feast at Bodega Restaurant

DORNIER BODEGA EASTER SUNDAY FAMILY FEAST This Easter Sunday, 1 April 2018, Head Chef Carolize will be preparing a mouth-watering, Easter Sunday Family Feast for family and friends to enjoy whilst taking in the spectacular views of Stellenbosch Mountain and the iconic cellar at Dornier. Served to all tables to share in 3 intervals, the […]

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19th Jan 2018

Valentine’s Dinner at Dornier Bodega Restaurant

Join us for a romantic dinner at Dornier Bodega Restaurant this Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2018, when Head Chef Carolize will be serving a tapas styled dinner served in 3 flights featuring bubbly on arrival, 8 delectable Tapas plates to share and a bottle of Dornier Merlot to take home. Each tapas flight has been […]

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5th Dec 2017

Dornier Siren Syrah – 95 Points, Christian Eedes

The 2015 harvest is commonly regarded as one of the best harvests in many years for the South African wine industry. The absence of heat waves and cooler than normal weather in February was ideal for ripening and harvesting. Lower temperatures at night during harvest time contributed towards good colour and flavour especially in red […]

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16th Nov 2017

Bodega Restaurant Summer Menu

Head Chef Carolize has released Bodega Restaurant’s summer menu and has spared no effort in creating beautiful, fresh summer delights each of which have been individually paired with new vintage wine releases and new limited release wines produced by Dornier’s Winemaker Philip van Staden. Featured here as two starter options are: Carolize’s ensemble of Exotic […]

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4th Oct 2017

White Asparagus Season at Bodega Restaurant

October sees the start of White Asparagus Season at Bodega Restaurant and this year Head Chef Carolize has created 3 delectable White Asparagus dishes, each beautifully paired with Chenin Blanc wines produced at Dornier. White Asparagus Salad white asparagus baby gem lettuce, Roquefort, poached pear, caramelised walnuts & lemon vinaigrette Cocoa Hill Chenin Blanc White […]

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