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Christian Eedes

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Oak Valley Chardonnay 2010

Out of the 23 000 cases that Elgin winery Oak Valley produces annually, 10 000 are Sauvignon Blanc, 10 000 are Bordeaux-style red blend...

The Berrio The Weathergirl 2008

A continuous point of debate while judging the Unwooded Sauvignon Blanc Class during this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show was how much methoxypyrazine...

Decanter World Wine Awards 2011

Results of the Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 were announced earlier today at the London International Wine Fair. Top performing South African wines were...

International Wine Challenge 2011 results

Results of the International Wine Challenge 2011 were announced at the London International Wine Fair earlier today. South African wines that won gold medals...

Concours Mondial 2011 results

Judging for the 2011 Concours Mondial was held over 6 to 8 May in Luxembourg and results were announced last night. Top performing South...

Topical pic – the wines served at CE’s big Four-Oh b’day...

Yours truly turned 40 yesterday and here's why he feels like 50 today: Klein Optenhorst Méthode Cap Classique Pinot Noir 2009, Jordan Barrel Fermented...

Medal count for Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011

Judging for the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2011 is now complete, it having attracted 1 062 entries from 225 producers (compared to 1 014...

Chamonix Chardonnay 1999

Last night an informal dinner for 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges at Marc’s restaurant in Paarl. A mix-and-match approach to food and...