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Veritas Awards 2017 results

The results of the 27th annual Veritas Awards were announced on Friday night, Distell the most successful producer with seven double gold medals and...

Epicurean 2011

Epicurean is the wine brand owned by businessmen Mutle Mogase and Moss Ngoasheng plus former Gauteng premier Mbhazima Shilowa (former partner in the venture...

Blake’s Boys Chenin Blanc 2016

Andries Blake, now manager at Klawer Cellars, previously spent 17 years at Swartland Winery. No surprise then that his Chenin Blanc made from grapes...

Wightman, Gouws & Clarke Dry Red 2017

The variety from which the Wightman, Gouws & Clarke Dry Red is made might get played down in terms of weighting on the label...

Ashbourne Pinotage 2015

Ashbourne 2015 from Anthony Hamilton Russell and team is the first release under this label since the 2010 vintage and whereas previous incarnations of...

Ashbourne Pinotage Cinsault 2017

Realising that Pinotage has gone largely overlooked by the Young Guns resident in the Swartland, Anthony Hamilton Russell and team have come up with...

Top seven wines of September 2017

Here are our seven most highly rated current-release wines of last month: David & Nadia Hoë-Steen Chenin Blanc 2016 – 97 (read original review here) Mullineux...

Joostenberg The Family Blend 2016

The entry-level Family Blend 2015 from Joostenberg in Paarl was a decent enough drop (see here) but the 2016 is remarkable, offering some of...
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