Tim James: Terroir, Imagination And Flair At Restless River

In April 2013 I visited Craig and Anne Wessels? small Klein Hemel farm in the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde (the first journalist to do so, I like to think; I went


Kanonkop Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

The Cape Bordeaux-style Paul Sauer 1994 is currently topical, as prominent international critic Neal Martin recently rated it 95 points, although I


Tim James: Ten Years Of Mullineux Syrah

Andrea and Chris Mullineux have been greatly significant in the reputation of the Swartland for producing first-class syrah. Chris had been making a


Tim James: Advances And Stagnation In The Wine Of Origin System

And so the Wine of Origin system marches on ? with the Wine and Spirit Board?s Demarcation Committee doing some useful work in terms of new areas (as well


Sa Wine History: That Beautiful Vine, That Remarkable Grape, Pontac

Believe it or not, there used to be more Pontac planted in South Africa than Chenin Blanc. The red-fleshed teinturier grape, originally from southwestern


Boekenhoutskloof New Releases

Top winemaker gets to work with prime vineyards in a great vintage and the results should be good. Tasting notes ad ratings for the soon-to-be-released


12 Wines You Have To Taste At Rmb Winex

RMB WineX turns 20 this year, taking place from Wednesday 30 October to Friday 1 November at the Sandton Convention Centre. There are approximately 150


International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019? Trophy Winners

Local wines to win category trophies at this year?s International Wine & Spirit Competition were as follows: Constantia Glen Five 2015 - Top blended


Christmas In The Winelands 2019

If you really want to have yourself a merry little Christmas this year, without piles of washing up and leftovers for days, why not make a booking at a


Prescient Chardonnay Report 2019

The ninth annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. There were 93 entries from 65 producers and

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