10 Year Old Wine Report 2019

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2019 ? featuring wines from the 2009 vintage. 92 entries from 42 producers were received


Cape Wine Auction Raises R14.6 Million

The sixth annual Cape Wine Auction, sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth, took place on Saturday at Buitenverwachting in Constantia, raising R14.6 million


Tim James: On The Increasing Difficulty Of Getting To Know World’s More Famous Wines

At a recent lunch with an eminent English winewriter (at Cape Town's Waterfront, before he set off with the bunch of British visitors whose Cape wine guide he


Sa Wine History: Napoleon’s Favourite Cape Wine – And Did It Kill Him?

'Napoleon really didn't enjoy himself on St Helena but [the Constantia wine] helped a bit,' said Lisa Honan, Her Excellency the Governor of Saint Helena,


Will Assyrtiko Do Well In The Cape?

Is South Africa's national vineyard too diverse or not diverse enough? On the one hand, the top 10 most planted varieties (Chenin Blanc, Colombar, Cabernet


Tim James: On The Story Of Cape Chardonnay And A Few Less Expensive Examples

On reflection, I find myself a little shocked at how small a role chardonnay plays in my drinking life ? more say than sauvignon blanc, but still very little.


Daisy Jones: Wolfgat Is The World’s Best Restaurant: Why Does It Matter?

Earlier this week, Kobus van der Merwe's small Paternoster restaurant, Wolfgat, was named Restaurant of the Year according to the inaugural World Restaurant


User Survey 2019: Sa’s Top Wineries

Which winery do users of this site think is foremost? Here's what you told us in our recently completed online survey: Best winery overall Asked to choose South


Nuiba First Post 2018

Nuiba is a range of wines from Suzanne Coetzee, previously of Clos Malverne in Stellenbosch, named after the Namibian cattle farm she grew up on. There are four


Michael Fridjhon: How Well Does South Africa’s Best Wine Compare To Its International Counterparts?

It started as a half-frivolous question posed by foreign investors already involved with the Cape wine industry: How well do SA wines stack up against

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