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Deetlefs Reserve Chenin Blanc 2017

The Breedekloof initiative to reposition itself as a fine wine producing area by means of Chenin Blanc gathers momentum, the new release Reserve 2017...

Tim James: Tasting the new releases from Craven Wines

David Clarke, a humorous man, mentioned a chat he’d had with Mick Craven, like him an Australian married to a markedly attractive South African...

Van Wyk new releases

Justin van Wyk of Constantia Glen also makes wines under his own Van Wyk Family Wines label, tasting notes and ratings for the new...

Van Loggerenberg new releases

Rising star Lukas van Loggerenberg of Van Loggerenberg Wines has now released  the rest of his second-vintage 2017s and pretty damn hot they are,...

Klue Chenin Blanc 2016

On encountering Klue Chenin Blanc 2016 at this year’s Wine Label Design Awards, I have to admit I hadn’t a clue. Sorry, awful joke....

Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2018 results

The Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2018 attracted over 950 entries from 26 countries with judging held in Gratz, Austria. Results were announced yesterday with...

Jason’s Hill Beatrix Chenin Blanc 2016

Jason’s Hill in the Slanghoek ward of Breedekloof won gold for the label of its Beatrix Chenin Blanc 2016 at the recent Wine Label...

Recipe: Hot cross buns

Especially for Easter. Ingredients: Makes 12 4 cups (500g) flour 1 tbsp (15ml) all spice 1 tbsp (15ml) cinnamon ½ tsp (2.5ml) ground cloves ½ tsp (2.5ml) nutmeg 60g (70ml) castor sugar 15g...