Vino in Piazza – Wines of Italy 2021

Vino in Piazza – Wines of Italy 2021

“Wines of Italy – An authentic Italian Experience” Vino in Piazza is an annual “Made in Italy” event, presented by the Embassy of Italy, the Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg, the Italian Trade Agency, and the Italian Chamber of...
Clash of the Chefs | 9 October 2021

Clash of the Chefs | 9 October 2021

Idiom joined a league of 8 restaurants whose chefs prepared a course each at the 2021 Clash of the Chefs event in aid of charity, Isabelo, in Franschhoek. The Idiom Restaurant, owned by the Bottega family, is headed up by Chef Clinton Jacobs who presented and created...
Idiom August Newsletter | 7 Days of Shiraz & Venison

Idiom August Newsletter | 7 Days of Shiraz & Venison

(Another) Seven Days of Shiraz and Venison at Idiom Wines! In collaboration with Shiraz SA. Special menu extended to 5th September 2021 SA’s new National Shiraz Day in August mirrors International Shiraz Day on 16 February. “Winter is not only the season...
Idiom July Newsletter | Restaurant Closure & Online Wine Sales

Idiom July Newsletter | Restaurant Closure & Online Wine Sales

PLANNED REOPENING 23 JULY Winter is here! Wind, rain and cold weather have taken over the Helderberg which means it is time for red wine at home around a fire and for our culinary and hospitality team to take their well earned annual break. As you all know, President...
Inside Guide : The 30 Best Wine-Tasting Farms in the Cape

Inside Guide : The 30 Best Wine-Tasting Farms in the Cape

Sip your way through the Cape Winelands. Cape Town is bordered by not one, but six, venerable viticultural regions – all less than an hour’s drive from the city centre – where hundreds of wineries beckon, with the promise of wide-open spaces, stunning outlooks and...
June 2021 Newsletter: Idiom Restaurant 5th Anniversary Lunch

June 2021 Newsletter: Idiom Restaurant 5th Anniversary Lunch

IDIOM RESTAURANT & TASTING CENTRE IS TURNING 5! Join us for an anniversary lunch to celebrate. Five years ago, in June 2016, the Idiom Restaurant & Tasting Centre opened its doors to the public, thereby creating a hearth and home to showcase the Bottega...
Idiom Viognier Wins at Viognier Challenge

Idiom Viognier Wins at Viognier Challenge

We are so proud to be able to share this exciting win for our Idiom Viognier! “The inaugural Viognier Challenge was held at Vrede and Lust on Tuesday, March 16th 2021. There were 24 entries of single-variety wines, with no limitation made on whether they were...
Feb 2021 Newsletter: Rewarded for Restocking

Feb 2021 Newsletter: Rewarded for Restocking

FEBRUARY IS A MONTH WITH 2 R’s So let’s celebrate Ramaphosa’s Reopening and get Rewarded for Restocking with IDIOM. A Responsible Restart to 2021 While 2020 was meant to be a leap year to start off the new decade, for many of us it felt like a lost...
Helicopter flights to Idiom Wine Estate

Helicopter flights to Idiom Wine Estate

“Cape Town Helicopters has partnered with Idiom for a few years and the Idiom Wine Estate adventure is one of the most popular yet superbly exclusive to the point of private days out imaginable.” “When wine and words come together you get Idiom....
Anton Smit sculptures at Idiom Wine farm

Anton Smit sculptures at Idiom Wine farm

Idiom Wines boasts some amazing sculptures by Anton Smit. The Life and Times of a South African Sculptor Widely revered for his overwhelming heads and monumental African sculptures, evoking themes of suffering, reconciliation, glory and sublimation, his works grace...
Idiom wins ‘Best Panoramic View’ Award

Idiom wins ‘Best Panoramic View’ Award

The World Luxury Restaurant Awards announces, Best Panoramic View in Africa for Idiom Restaurant A reason to smile and be proud of our beautiful country. 2020 has been a rollercoaster year for everyone. We’re particularly proud of our team at Idiom for how they...
November News & Black Friday Specials

November News & Black Friday Specials

View our latest newsletter for news and notifications of upcoming events at Idiom and around the country happening in the next two weeks. We tell you about some spectacular awards for our restaurant and update you on some more accolades for our blended wines. We also...
TRIP ADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE 2020

TRIP ADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE 2020

Idiom Wines is a Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Winner! Each year, Trip Advisor combs through reviews, ratings, and saves from Travellers everywhere, and use that info to award the very best. Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best and Travelers’ Choice winners are...
IDIOM HOSTS HERITAGE WEEKEND

IDIOM HOSTS HERITAGE WEEKEND

The team at Idiom Wines in the Helderberg Basin prepared a treat for guests on Heritage Weekend with a special lineup of heritage-inspired food menus, themed wine tastings, and activities which took place from Thursday 24th Sept to Sunday 27th September. “We’ll...
2-3 MARCH 2019: IDIOM: ITALIAN FESTIVAL AT IDIOM

2-3 MARCH 2019: IDIOM: ITALIAN FESTIVAL AT IDIOM

A taste of Italy returns to the winelands of Somerset West the first weekend of march 2019 with a full weekend of Italian themed activities for all age groups planned at Idiom wine estate’s spectacular visitor centre overlooking the Helderberg mountains and...
STELLENBOSCH WINE REVIEW – IDIOM WINES

STELLENBOSCH WINE REVIEW – IDIOM WINES

South Africa is now producing more than 7,000 wine brands, from more than 580 wine cellars, with new brands and cellars emerging weekly. The heart of the South African wine industry is Stellenbosch and more than 200 wineries and wine producers surround the beautiful...
Idiom Trade Events

Idiom Trade Events

Come and visit Idiom wines at the upcoming Trade Events in Europe & Asia.   WOSA- “Discover South Africa” Campaign, tastings in Asia. WOSA (Wines of South Africa) will be in Asia this April for their 4th annual “Discover South Africa”...