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Franschhoek Uncorked 2017 at Môreson: exciting offer

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

Welcome to Franschhoek Uncorked 2017 at Môreson. Pull in and join us for a relaxed afternoon lineup packed with Môreson wines, food by Neil Jewell, live music and more. 

This year the focus is on the newly released Môreson Cape Blend: Pi Not Age. It’s a tasty number that'll have you wrapped around her little finger in a matter of sips. She’s got us so tied-up-in-knots that we’re throwing in six bottles of our award-winning Môreson Knoputiback Chardonnay.Semillon blend every time you purchase a case of Pi Not Age. The things we’ll do for a minxy wine. 

Do pop in. It’ll be the best decision you’ve made all month. 

For your information – Bread and Wine is offering :

Plate of charcuterie @ R60
BBQ red wine Spier short ribs, black pepper pickled cabbage @ R80
Brazil nut & chocolate toffee ( priced by weight)
Vanilla fudge @ R5

We have arranged :

  1. A Jumping castle for the children
  2. Face-painting and balloons
  3. Outdoor lawn games (only 3)
  4. Live music

Posted in bread and wine, franschhoek, Franschhoek Uncorked 2017, moreson, special offer, wine festival

There Is A South African Wine With Your Name On It

Posted on September 08, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

"It might come as a surprise to you, but there are actually a lot of South African wines out there named after a person." wrote Anel Grobler of drinksfeed.com  

Our Miss Molly made the cut. See excerpt below, and go here for the rest of the article.

 

Anyone who spends any time on Môreson will know that the family is passionate about four things: wine, food, people and animals.This elegant bubbly deserves a “Miss” before the Molly. The wine is named after the family’s beloved Weimaraner. The fact that Molly has been known to flirt with a Guide-Dog or two (on more than one occasion), the Môreson team decided that a portion of every bottle of Miss Molly sold would be donated to the South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind and Animals in Distress.

Posted in champagne, drinks feed, franschhoek, Miss Molly, Miss Molly Bubbly, press

Môreson & Franschhoek Uncorked 2017

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

Come join us for The Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 16 and 17 September 2017.

Sample new releases wines and more as you travel from farm to farm throughout the weekend. We have a few surprises up our sleeve...

The Franschhoek Uncorked Pass is valid for the entire weekend and costs R150 per person through www.webtickets.co.za. Your pass includes entry to the participating farms, a complimentary tasting glass and tastings of the wines on show.

 

Posted in franschhoek, Franschhoek Uncorked, Franschhoek Uncorked 2017, moreson, spring, wine, wine festival, wine show

Wedding Cap Classique > come taste!

Posted on August 15, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

Getting hitched soon? Come and join us for an MCC tasting before your big day, we have a few delicious bubblies to choose from. Bring your bridesmaids, groomsmen, weddingpersons - whomever you like.

Posted in champagne, franschhoek, franschhoek wedding, wedding, wine, winetasting

Bubble, bubble: join us this Women's Day for a bubbly tasting

Posted on August 08, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

Join us in raising a toast to all the incredible woman of South Africa. You deserve it. 

Sample our range of lauded MCCs for R50 pp. 

Posted in Wine Tasting, wo, womens day

The Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards, Winner: MKM 2015

Posted on August 05, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

A vineyard toast to MKM 2015 for ranking in the The Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards! No mean feat in an industry offering plenty of superlative pinotage producers. Well done to our winemaking team!

Posted in franschhoek, franschhoek wine of origin, MKM 2015, pinotage, south africa, The Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards, wine

Meet Pieter Ferns, Tasting Room Manager

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Nikki Friedman

“I was brought up in a close knit and fairly Afrikaans family where Vetkoekpaleis, Noot Vir Noot and Sunday family braais were all a weekly ritual. When I was 15 my family was given the option to move to Europe and the world opened its doors to me. I lived in Germany and Holland for a total of 15 years where I completed high school. I then went on to study numerous subjects such as Tourism/Leisure Management/Ornithology but I couldn't seem to find direction. When I wasn’t studying I was traveling all over the world from Asia and throughout Europe turning my passport into an atlas. I soaked up the local culture and language in every country we lived in and I became very good at adapting to my surroundings. Europe was a wonderful experience but it was time to return back to my home country. Not long after my return I met my wife Samantha, and that was love at first coffee. At that time she was working for a winery and somehow her passion for wine rubbed off on me. I gradually started to grow in knowledge by studying and my personal favourite, drinking wine or as we call it “research”. My wine career path flourished as I worked for some great wineries that served as stepping-stones to finding a home at Môreson.”

 

Tell us something people would be surprised to hear about you?

I guess it might come as a surprise to some that I am fully South African although I have a German/Dutch/American pavement special way of pronouncing things. It does seem to baffle our guests and has started a few bets at tables. I actually have exactly the same birth date as my boss and we are going to have twins soon, …what are the chances of that! (GM Nikki Friedman is also a mother to twins).

Your favourite wine in the Moreson range?

This question is always difficult—but for me the wine that is not on any list is normally one that I remember. The FYM, MKM and Fudge makes my heart melt!

What do you like most about working in wine?

It is always exciting working with people as you never know who will walk through the door next.

Other than wine - what do you get up to in your spare time?

What is spare time? In my spare time we like to visit interesting wine estates and restaurants. If I get a minute to slip away and find my golf clubs, I visit the driving range. We like to relax, braai and follow some addictive series on TV.

Favourite part of the Môreson farm?

There are two ways to look at my favourite parts of the farm: People, we are all a big family on the estate working to achieve the same goal. And my favourite spot on the estate – other than the tasting room is the smell of the Chardonnay cellar, but my favourite place on the farm is outside in-between the vines.

Posted in franschhoek, people, south africa, tasting room, wine, winery

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