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Dig This! Wins Best Green Launch At The Drinks Business Green Awards

Dig This!, a collaborative organic wine brand by Greenpop and Stellar Winery, won the “Best Green Launch” award at the Drinks Business Green Awards 2016.  “In a close fought contest, one product won through thanks to its really impressive results. First unveiled to the trade in 2015, this organic wine brand has already funded the […]

Meet Dr Jacobs

Meet Stellar Foundation’s New Clinical Psychologist

Stellar Foundation has recently employed Clinical Psychologist, Elizabeth Jacobs, to see to the needs of Stellar Winery’s farm and cellar workers. Elizabeth will be working closely with Kim Roux, our Medical Officer, to improve the lives of our employees. Ms Jacobs, or “Tannie (Aunty) Lisbeth”, as she is fondly known, joined Stellar in February 2016 as a […]

Coenecoop visit 2016

Stellar Hosts Visitors From Coenecoop

Richard van der Linden from Coenecoop, our agent in Holland, recently came to visit us with some of their customers. We welcomed Karin Bogers from Wineshop de Vijver in Breda,  Ian van Eck (buyer at wholesaler Zegro in Rotterdam),  Robin Ten who sells our wines to restaurants in Amsterdam, and Rutger Siersma who has a […]

The Solar Ball Project

Germany Kicks off the Solar Ball Project

The Solar Ball Project, phase 3 of The Stellar Foundation’s renewable energy initiative, launched with an artistic flair as part of the promotion of Die dunkle Seite des Mondes  (Dark Side Of The Moon) film in Germany. The film is based on a bestselling novel by Swiss author, Martin Suter, and will debut in German […]


Behind The Scenes: Sediment Features Stellar Winery

Look out for Stellar Winery in season two of Sediment, a wine show on the popular South African lifestyle channel, Kyknet (DSTV channel 144). The Sediment team went out to the vineyards to interview one of our farmers, Wilhelm Steenkamp, and then to the cellar for a barrel tasting with our winemaker, Klaas Coetzee. They […]


Dig This! Launches in Sweden for Arbor Month

We’ve joined forces with Greenpop to bring you Dig This!, a wine that gives back to people and the planet. The tree-volutionary wine launched in Sweden on Arbor Day, 1 September, with the organic Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s off to a great start. 4 Quick facts from our winemaker, Klaas Coetzee: Three different farms supply grapes […]


Transforming South Africa with the Wholefoods Volunteers

Stellar Foundation recently hosted a group of 13 volunteers from the USA, sponsored by Wholefoods. We can truly say that the Wholefoods volunteers made a real difference in the lives of those who need it most. The group helped facilitate a large-scale upgrade at a disadvantaged South African primary school in Klawer, and made a […]


Dig This! Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc with Snoek on the ‘Braai’

Try this grand green wine with a traditional South African grilled snoek done just right on the braai (pronounced brr-ai) – that’s what we call a barbeque. Fill up a glass and celebrate the fresh spring weather. Snoek is a WWF-SASSI green-listed species, which means it’s a more environmentally responsible choice to eat. Click here […]

Stellar hosts Wellness Day

Stellar Hosts The Wellness Day

Stellar Winery, in collaboration with Life Occupational Health, recently hosted a very successful wellness day for its farmworkers. Voluntary cholesterol, blood pressure and HIV testing was available to all workers. Important health and medical information was also given to all those who were interested. Thanks to Old Mutual, four medical sisters were able to join […]