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Merlot Report 2018

The second annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum and barrel suppliers Chene South Africa is...

Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2018: Call for entries

Entries for the fourth annual Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report are now open – the style defined as wines made from two or more of...

Wine Reviews

Klein Constantia Metis Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – 2016

Metis Sauvignon Blanc is the collaboration between Klein Constantia and Sancerre producer Pascal Jolivet, the current-release 2016 selling for R230 a bottle which positions...

Focal Point Cinsault 2017

Arco Laarman departed Glen Carlou as winemaker in 2016 to go on his own, releasing some everyday drinking wines last year under the Cluster...

Wine News

Morgenster’s Giulio Bertrand dies

Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate in Somerset West has announced that owenr Giulio Bertrand passed away yesterday afternoon. He died of a heart attack. Bertrand...

Win a six-bottle case of wine from Highlands Road!

Highlands Road Wines in Elgin is the pursuit of owner Michael White and winemaker Vanessa Simkiss, with focus on utilizing the district’s cool climate...

Reports

Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2018

The seventh annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. 89 entries were received from 74 producers and these...

10 Year Old Wine Awards 2018: Results

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2018 - featuring wines from the 2008 vintage. 56 entries from 27 producers were...

Opinion and Analysis

Tim James: SA wine and German aristocrats

The contribution of Germans to Cape winemaking is extraordinarily large – really, it needs to be properly researched and written up sometime. It started...

Tim James: Help Fight Sandmining in the Paardeberg

To many winelovers abroad and at home, the Paardeberg is the most famous Cape winelands mountain – even more so, perhaps, than Stellenbosch’s Helderberg...

Food

Recipe: Beef Wellington

A classic decadent dinner party recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 800g - 1kg beef fillet salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of...

Recipe: Roasted Cinnamon Sugar Guavas

Serve with a yoghurt and muesli topping. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 guavas, washed and halved 1 tsp (5ml) ground cinnamon 1 tbsp (15ml) castor sugar 2 tsp (10ml) butter 1 cup...

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