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Concours Mondial 2018 results

The 2018 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles was held over 10 to 13 May in Beijing, China and attracted over 9 180 wines from almost...

Muskadel SA Awards 2018 results

The 16th annual Muskadel SA Awards function, sponsored by Enartis SA have been announced.  There were 31 entries, seven more than in 2017. Platinum Awards Conradie...

Rall Ava Syrah 2017

When Donovan Rall first started out back in 2008, there were just two wines, the White and the Red. The range has now expanded...

Gaggenau SA Sommelier Awards winner announced

The competition to determine the first Gaggenau South Africa Sommelier Award winner was completed yesterday with Joakim Hansi Blackadder, managing partner in Somm Hospitality...

Nieuwe Haarlem Cinsault 2016

You’ve got it good when something like the Nieuwe Haarlem Cinsault 2016, grapes from 40-year-old Piekenierskloof bush vines, is available for just R75 a...

How the Internet is set to change SA wine culture

However distasteful the practice of wine listing fees that restaurants attempt to extract from producers, we must conclude that the fact that it still...

Shannon Vineyards wins Taransaud barrel

Best wine overall in the second annual Merlot Report was the Shannon Mount Bullet 2015 and the prize for producing this a new 225-litre...

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...