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<< Tuesday 21 September 2021 >

After finishing a mouthwatering platter of your favorite meal, sitting back, relaxing, and puffing on your vaporizer can be a great thought. Indeed, certain vape flavors can complement your meal.

 

The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2020, one of the premier wines under DGB’s Bellingham brand, cemented its position as one of South Africa’s leading Chenin Blancs by claiming a spot in the Standard Bank Top 10 Chenin Blanc Challenge announced on 16 September. This is the country’s leading competition dedicated to Cape Chenin Blanc and Bellingham’s achievement follows on its showing at the Decanter World Wine Awards in July where the Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc from the 2019 vintage scored 97pts, the highest for any South African white wine on that prestigious show.  

 
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Although Pinot Noir remains small in South Africa, the category is improving fast the Prescient Pinot Noir Report 2021 reveals.

 

This year’s Signature Red Blend Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient attracted 50 entries received from 38 producers and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by a three-person panel, Christian Eedes, James Pietersen & Jolette Steyn, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.

 

Top image: Joaquim Sá, CEO of Amorim Cork with Danielle Coetsee, Boschendal’s Cap Classique winemaker at the 20th Amorim Cap Classique Challenge.

 
 

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