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Christian Eedes

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Morgenster 2003

The top-of-the-range Cape Bordeaux red blend from Morgenster in Somerset West is a wine which really does seem to benefit from some bottle maturaton...

Win a six-bottle mixed case of Cabernet Sauvignon!

Win a six-bottle mixed case of wine made up of some of the top performers from this year’s Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report. Featured wines: Delaire Graff...

On Mourvèdre

On Thursday last week, a Cape Winemakers Guild technical tasting presented by Sebastian Beaumont of Beaumont Family Wines in Bot River featuring Mourvèdre (or...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2018: Feedback from the local judges

Listen to interviews with the local judges on their impressions of the various classes after officiating at this year's Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. Narina...

New Cape Wine Master announced

The Cape Wine Academy and Institute of Cape Wine Masters have announced that Harry Melck has graduated as a Cape Wine Master. Melck, an eighth...

International Wine Challenge 2018 results

Results of the International Wine Challenge 2018 were recently announced and local wines to win gold were as follows: Boschendal Appelation Series Elgin Chardonnay 2016 Bouchard...

The 2015 Cab vintage – the stuff that dreams are made...

In Michael Broadbent’s "Pocket Guide to Winetasting – How to Approach and Appreciate Wine” (Mitchell Beazley: 1995), the author writes “Without hesitation, I put...

The Drift Moveable Feast 2014

It doesn’t get more exotic than this 36% Syrah, 27% Malbec, 14% Tannat, 14% Touriga Nacional and 9% Barbera 2014 blend but Bruce Jack...