Named after the English home-town of the earlier owner, Colonel JW Bilingham, the Clos Malverne wine farm was given a French twist by the Pritchard family when purchased in 1969. The Stellenbosch-Winelands-based Clos Malverne Wine Estate’s flagship Cape Blends have put them on the global map. The wine estate has won numerous prestigious awards almost every year since 1997 including a double gold medal at the Michelangelo International Wine Awards for their Pinotage Reserve 2007. The wine estate is bursting with life and activity with a heavy emphasis on sustainability. Clos Malverne also features a lovely spa, the raved about Restaurant @ Clos Malverne, classy accommodation, mountain biking action as well as modern art exhibitions.