Must-See Vineyards in South Africa

South Africa’s Winelands region is a must for any real wine lover. Discover five of the best vineyards the Winelands have to offer.

 

Billionaire Johann Rupert On The Jewels Of South African Wine

In Franschhoek, a village near South Africa’s Western Cape with 17th-century charm and postcard views of the Drakenstein Mountains, is L’Ormarins, a 3,200-acre estate belonging to Johann Rupert; it’s the largest part of Anthonij Rupert Wyne, the South African billionaire’s wine empire.

 

Making wine in the aftermath of Apartheid

South Africa is one of the most exciting wine regions in the world right now because it has so much untapped potential.

 

How to keep wine, for a day or a decade

For our tenth wedding anniversary, I wanted to get my husband, Bryan, a sweet gift to show how much I’m looking forward to the next 10. Also, we love wine.

 

Does soil truly influence the flavour of wine?

Hang around wine geeks for any length of time and you are sure to hear the word terroir mentioned, writes Jamie Goode.

 

The Big 5 reasons why people should drink wine

American actor Will Rogers (1879 – 1935) once jokingly commented on the ill effects of drinking wine by saying;

 

Confessions of a Checklist Drinker

Charles Antin spent the better part of his 20s in the fine and rare wine department at Christie’s. But after nearly a decade mainlining some of the greatest wines of the 20th century, he’d realized just how much he’d been missing…

 

Hey Wine Industry, You’re Looking at Wine Bloggers all Wrong

A great post by Meg Maker made me reevaluate the industry’s perspective on wine bloggers.

 

Ever heard of Pinotage?

It’s a weird little grape that’s starting to crop up everywhere.

 

The story of wine corks is a lot more complicated than you thought

Ever wonder where wine corks come from?