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Christian Eedes

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David Aristargos 2010

Eben Sadie of Columella and Palladius fame is no longer the only Sadie you should be paying attention to. There’s Stormers centre Johann Sadie,...

Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 1988

Last night a meeting of our social tasting group, the theme of the evening sweet wines. We tasted blind and here’s how I scored the...

Vins D’Orrance Kama Chenin Blanc 2009

Lunch at top Cape Town restaurant Bizerca with Christophe Durand of Vins D’Orrance. He bought his maiden vintage 2009 Chenin Blanc called Kama (after...

Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Shiraz 2007

Recently returned from the London International Wine Fair, Kobus Basson, owner of Kleine Zalze in Stellenbosch reports plenty of interest in “premium product”. How...

Elim explored

As featured in the June issue of Decanter: Though lighthouses as aids to navigation are all but redundant due to GPS, the one at...

Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

When I reviewed the 2004 vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon from Stellenbosch property Meerlust recently, my overriding impression was of an austere, rather unyielding wine...

Boplaas Port Vintage Reserve Vertical

The late Tony Mossop, great wine aficionado and founder of top but fairly recent Calitzdorp Port property Axe Hill, apparently used to say that...

Muratie Ansela van der Caab 2007

Francois Conradie arrived at Muratie as winemaker in December 2005 and the wines from this Stellenbosch property have been getting better and better ever...