Sijnn leads at 2015 Nedbank Green Wine Awards

Local winemakers are embracing biodynamic farming methods alongside their international counterparts. Those winemakers who embody ‘green winemaking’ are being recognised for their efforts


Vin de Constance 2008 fit for royalty

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife joined more than 170 guests, hosted by the Queen, for a sit-down meal in Buckingham Palace’s ballroom on Tuesday. The impressive food courses were acco


Anselmo Mendes – the King of Vinho Verde

Vinho Verde translates into ‘green’ or ‘young wine’. It is Portugal’s most famous white and one of the world’s top seafood partners. The region has, however, suffer


Local Chardonnay & white blends lead the way at the 6 Nations Wine Challenge

South African Chardonnay and white blends were leaders in their categories at the recent 6 Nations Wine Challenge – a competition between Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, Argentina


AA Badenhorst Ramnasgras and other limited releases

Adi Badenhorst is a poster boy for the Swartland’s success and a driving force behind the Revolution. When he bought Kalmoesfontein in 2008, he was one of the first dynamic vignerons to put his


Mosel Riesling by the Glass, plus new tastings

We have found a cracking value Mosel that will delight all Riesling lovers. Adolph Huesgen traces his family’s winemaking heritage back to 1735 and is a 9th generation Mosel producer. His quint


Tim Atkin on the Cape’s top 10 Syrahs

In a recent issue of Decanter, Tim Atkin MW listed his top 10 South African Syrahs, with Syrah emerging as the Cape’s most exciting red grape. ‘If you were looking for evidence of how rece


Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2015: Wine Cellar’s selection

Wine Cellar was pleased to participate in this weekend’s annual Cape Winemakers Guild Auction. Showcasing the finest and most exclusive South African wines, the auction achieved just under R 11.


Value white Burgundy: Rontets Pouilly-Fuisse

Nowhere is Chardonnay more highly regarded as it is in the southern Côte d’Or, the ‘Slope of Gold’. But increasing worldwide demand for Burgundy has pushed famous villages such as


Get your hands on top SA wines at the CWG Auction

The 2015 Cape Wine Makers Guild Auction is being held on Saturday 3 October 2015 from 09:00 at Spier, Stellenbosch. It showcases the finest and most exclusive wines produced by some of South Africaâ

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