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Winemag.co.za turns three

Happy birthday to us! Wine magazine was published from October 1993 until September 2011, editor Christian Eedes and business manager Jacqueline Lahoud relaunching it...

Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction 2017 sales figures

Total sales amounted to R13 223 200 at the 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction held yesterday, 2 962 cases (6 x 750ml equivalent)...

Grangehurst 350 Celebration Vintage Pinotage 2009

According to Jan van Riebeek’s diary, wine was first made in the Cape on 2 February 1659. In 2009, Stellenbosch property Grangehurst harvested its...

Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2015

The 2015 vintage of Epilogue Syrah from Boschkloof in Stellenbosch seems altogether more sleek and powerful than the stand-out 2014. The nose is rather...

The Old Vine Series ‘T Voetpad 2016

A Swartland field blend of Chenin Blanc, Muscat, Palomino, Semillon and Semillon Gris, planted in stages from 1900 to 1928. A nose of mesmerizing...

Will the Old Vine Project succeed?

Will the Old Vine Project, the Johann Rupert-funded project to preserve vineyards 35 years and older, succeed? Bruwer Raats of Raats Family Wines caused...

Recipe: Seared tuna steaks with soy and mirin

Easy enough for a weeknight, special enough for company. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 x 150g tuna steaks 1 egg white 3 tbsp (45ml) sesame seeds Vegetable oil 2 cloves of garlic,...

The Foundry Roussanne 2016

Local plantings of Roussanne went from  11ha in 2006 to 75.5ha at the end of 2016, it’s propagation here presumably on account of its...