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Winter Baking Course at Lust Bistro set to delight and inspire budding bakers

As the seasons change and days become cooler, the kitchen inevitably beckons anew for home cooks to conjure up heart-warming baked treats. Lust Bistro, the ever-popular bistro and bakery on Vrede en Lust Estate that has long captivated foodies with its innovative and delicious offerings, now presents an exciting opportunity for aspiring master bakers to […]

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Lust Bistro nominated for a KLINK Award!

It’s KLINK season and that means that it’s time for you, the consumer, to make your opinion count in the fourth annual KLINK Wine Tourism Awards. This year Lust Bistro & Bakery has been nominated in the ‘Beyond Expectations’ category. Situated between the KLINK Award for casual dining-style, country cuisine and fine dining – this […]


Vrede en Lust releases flagship wines

Vrede en Lust released four new flagship vintages in the Vrede en Lust range, the cellar’s well-known range with its easy recognisable, striking black labels. The Vrede en Lust Kogelberg Chenin Blanc 2013, from a first ever Chenin Blanc vineyard in the Elgin Valley, was released together with the Vrede en Lust Pinot Noir 2014, […]


White Mischief wins Top 100 SA Wines Award

The major fine-wine only event in SA launches the 2015 Top 100 SA winning wines results and our Vrede en Lust White Mischief 2014 did us proud with an accolade. Our newly released Vrede en Lust White Mischief 2014 is a 6-cultivar white blend made from selected grapes from our Casey’s Ridge Elgin vineyard. It showcases […]

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and the winner is…

The moment many of our Vrede en Lust wine lovers have been waiting for, is finally here.  A few months ago we ran a competition on our social media, mailing list and to Vrede en Lust wine club members, prompting them to suggest a name for our new Rhone blend which was due for release in the new year. […]


Harvest news – Vrede en Lust Malbec

A visual diary of a morning harvest of our Vrede en Lust Malbec. The Vrede en Lust Malbec is used for our Bordeaux blends but most importantly for our ever popular Mocholate. An easy drinking red which can also be enjoyed chilled in summertime. Our 2 ha block of Malbec is situated high up along the […]