South African Winemakers Survived Three-year Drought Before Pandemic Struck

THESE are tough times for South Africa?s winemakers and grape growers in the Cape area. They had survived a three-year drought cycle when the Covid-19 pandemic arrived. It has ravaged the country, ?

 

Delheim Grand Reserve 2015 Vs 2017

By now, everybody should know that 2015 and 2017 are the two great vintages of recent times, at least when it comes to Stellenbosch reds and therefore a

 

Failure Teaches Success, Says Sa’s First Black Female Winemaker

As South Africa?s first black female winemaker, Ntsiki Biyela is a pioneer. She is the winemaker and director of Aslina Wines and has received numerous awards for her wines, including gold medals from

 

Newly Reopened Delheim Estate Awarded 5-star Status For Wines

The iconic Delheim Estate in the Simonsberg sub-region of the Stellenbosch Wine Route officially reopened on Thursday, November 12 and has another exciting announcement.

 

45 Cape Wine Farmers Find Ally In Indigenous Fynbos

With the fynbos plant kingdom, Cape wine farmers have the most unique cover-crops in the world. Fourty-five wine farmers are WWF conservation champs.

 

45 Cape Wine Farmers Find Ally In Indigenous Fynbos

With the fynbos plant kingdom, Cape wine farmers have the most unique cover-crops in the world. Fourty-five wine farmers are WWF conservation champs.

 

Tim James: Bordeaux Reds From Here And There

Some months ago I was lamenting in this column the absence of good, less expensive red Bordeaux wines in South Africa (the actual stuff, not the style).

 

How Winemaker Ntsiki Biyela Survived Alcohol Ban With Exports

As the liquor industry took a heavy beating from the alcohol ban imposed by the SA government, winemaker Ntsiki Biyela saw growth in the form of exports.

 

South Africa Offers A Range Of World-class Wines From Chenin Blanc

John Wilson: A French variety that has been adopted with great success

 

Four Wines That Show Why South African Vineyards Are Getting Rave Reviews

John Wilson: This region has been behind some exciting new wines in recent times