Greg Sherwood Mw: Wine Industry Transformation And Historical Context

From a bygone era. I suspect those of us in the international wine trade nearing our 50s or indeed already in our early to mid-50s will form the core of a


Tim James: Three Great Wines – But What Of Their Presentation?

Let?s take the quality of the wines discussed below as unassailable. Is the aesthetic judgement ? and in one case, the political one ? merely a matter of

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Greg Sherwood Mw: Time For Cap Classique Exports To Go Big

In 2007, I passed my Master of Wine studies when my dissertation, the final piece of the elaborate MW jigsaw, titled ?Method Cap Classique Production in


Melvyn Minnaar: Winter Spirit

Gin used to be our house genie in the bottle to lift the spirit, when needed for an occasion. Especially in summer with a good, not-too-sweet tonic and

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Top Wines Of June 2021

Here are our eight most highly rated wines of last month: Van Loggerenberg Trust Your Gut Chenin Blanc 2020 ? 98/100 (read the original review


Pardus By Hein Koegelenberg 2018

Pardus is the Latin for panther or leopard and is the name of a new wine from Leopard?s Leap, the Franschhoek winery sponsoring satellite mapping as part

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Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2021 Results

The results of the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced earlier today. Of the 673 wines judged, 32 gold medals were awarded, of which 16 went


Who Owns Sa’s Most Compelling Premium Wine Brand?

A legacy not yet entirely wasted? Among the biggest wine business news of the year so far is that Heineken, the world?s second biggest brewer, has


Michael Fridjhon: No Going Back For Sa Wine

The evening before the first day?s judging of the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show is traditionally the occasion for the annual Old Wine Tasting. The event


Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2019

At R125 a bottle, the Chenin Blanc 2019 from Spice Route offers amazing quality relative to price. Grapes from a 1978 Swartland vineyard, harvest involved

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