Looking for a wine to pour at your wedding? Look no further than De Liefde, produced and bottled by Mountain Ridge wines outside Wolseley. (more…)

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Packaging Spotlight: De Liefde

Looking for a wine to pour at your wedding? Look no further than De Liefde, produced and bottled by Mountain Ridge wines outside Wolseley.

 

A Little Background Into Two Oceans Wines

It’s one of the most extraordinary places on the planet, along the southern tip of Africa,

 

Mange Tout adds the fine to dining

Sophisticated and elegant. Mange Tout, situated at Mont Rochelle Hotel in Franschhoek, is a paradise for the refined palate.

 

Take a shot at cooking with tequila

Cooking with beer, wine and spirits has long given food depth and zing. Somehow, though, we don’t often think about tequila in that mix.

 

Hartenberg cracks Top 10 in 2012 Chardonnay Report

Carl Schultz, Hartenberg Wine Estate’s much lauded winemaker, has been rewarded for his astute winemaking skills in yet another respected wine competition, securing a Top 10 selection in The Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report 2012.

 

Miguel Chan Scores Mount Sutherland Syrah 2009 91 Points

This is the very first Syrah release from vineyard planted in 2004 and South Africa’s only continental terroir,

 

Fleur du Cap medal haul at IWSC in the U.K.

Fleur du Cap has hauled in the medals at the 2012 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in the United Kingdom,

 

Lomond Is Flying High

Lomond will be an ambassador for South African excellence,

 
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Pizza and Chenin for the people

Left off the invitation list for Chenin Blanc Producer Association gigs (can’t blame them really as I have an awful habit of speaking my mind and unlike the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group,

 

ZA: Pizza and Chenin for the people

Perhaps the best autopsy for the recent Cape Wine 2012 jamboree was penned by Dr. Liz Thach MW on winebusiness.com. Liz makes the point that the SA should "lead with Chenin Blanc. New Zealand took the

 

Bill bashes SA wine

While Bill Foley (below) may not have single-handedly crashed the global economy, as a US mortgage mogul, he’s certainly in the thick of the sub-prime scandal. So to read his comments on SA as a win