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  • Our Favourite London Picnic Spots

    Over the last year we've fallen in love with picnics all over again - and with good reason. Believe it or not London is one of the greenest capi...
  • How To Sabrage - A Great Skill To Learn During Lockdown

    Sabrage is simply a technique for opening a Champagne or Cap Classique bottle with a sabre (sword), which is traditionally used for ceremonial occasions.  Here at Cap Classique we believe in celebrating every day, and decided that it was time we learnt how to open our Cap Classique in style.

  • Cap Classique. A Love Story

    Here at the Cap Classique Headquarters in London we couldn't be more passionate about our favourite sparkling wine.  This month, our founders share...
  • Save SA Wine !

    South Africa has been in its third alcohol ban of the last twelve months since December. This puts tremendous cashflow pressure on many of the wine...
  • COVID, Harvest and 50 year Celebrations: an interview with Simonsig Wine Estate

    Back home, the SA government has once again banned the sale of alcohol making it an extremely challenging time for our wine farms.   Co-founder M...
  • Cap Classique Challenge 2020, Hong Kong

    It's only fitting that on #CapClassiqueDay, 1st September, we show you a little challenge that took place recently in the ever dynamic city of Hong...
  • Cap Classique & Food Pairings: Ideas for Date Night

    One of the positives to come out of the COVID-19 crisis is the amount of additional time we've been able to spend with our partners at home. We wer...
  • Discover the Cape, with Cap Classique

    Home to our beloved Cap Classique, Cape Town is a cosmopolitan city that has become renowned for its intense natural beauty, golden sunshine, spectacular wine and world class cuisine. 
  • South African Wine Farms Close during 21 day Lockdown [Covid -19]

    As of 26 March 2020, South Africa is in total lockdown for 21 days.  This means no-one is allowed to leave their houses except for medical care and...
  • Experiencing Harvest 2020 at Graham Beck Winery

    Last week the Cap Classique team got to experience Graham Beck’s Harvest in full swing! Graham Beck is one of South Africa’s leading Cap Classique ...
  • Three Wine Men Cracking Christmas

    We are big fans of The Three Wine Men; otherwise known as Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith and were excited to be invited back to present Cap Classique at their London Christmas bonanza. There is never a dull moment with these three, and their passion for Cap Classique almost rivals ours.
  • The Deliveroo Restaurant Awards

    We were recently invited to showcase Cap Classique at Deliveroo's inaugural Restaurant Awards. Seeing Simonsig's Kaapse Vonkel in the hands of some...