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The Drift There are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2015

There are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2015 from Bruce Jack’s farm The Drift outside Napier in the Southern Cape won a gold award in...

Leeu Passant Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2016

The second vintage of Leeu Passant, the label that sees acclaimed winemaking couple Andrea and Chris Mullinuex working  with the backing of Indian business...

Top wines of March 2018

Here are our six most highly rated current-release wines of last month: Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc 2017 – 96 (read original review here) Van Loggerenberg Kameraderie Chenin...

Mullineux Old Vines White 2017

The soon-to-be-released Old Vines White 2017 from Chris and Andrea Mullineux is impeccably well made. A blend of 65% Chenin Blanc, 13% Grenache Blanc,...

Craven new releases

Mick Craven of exclusively Stellenbosch Craven Wines describes the 2017 vintage as “really easy” when it came to deciding on when to pick and...

Does terroir get enough respect in SA?

Blending masks terroir. Is that a fair comment? Terroir is the notion that wine should taste of the place where the grapes grow. Wine,...

Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2016

What’s becoming clear with each successive vintage the Epilogue Syrah from Boschkloof is that while it’s one of the most elegant examples of the...

Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc 2017

That the excellent Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc as made by Reneen Borman of Boschkloof comes from a vineyard outside the Klein Karoo town of Montagu...