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Christian Eedes

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Perdeberg Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2009

When colleague Angela Lloyd asked me to nominate my top 100 wines in South Africa as part of a survey for the Grape.co.za website,...

Topical pic: South Africa vs. New Zealand and lunch with Sebastian...

Difficult to concentrate on work when national side the Proteas is playing in a Cricket World Cup semi-final. As I was sneaking out for...

Cape Point Vineyards Woolworths Limited Release Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A cracking wine showing a range of aromas and flavours from grassy-green through to ripe granadilla with bright but not harsh acidity. Pure fruited...

Clos Malverne Sophia Limited Release 2008

Clos Malverne owner Seymour Pritchard says that when winemaker Charl Coetzee informed him towards the end of last year that he was considering a...

Kaapzicht Steytler Pinotage 1998

Those luckily enough to have tasted Pinotage from the 1970s will know that the variety is capable of very good, even great wine. However,...

Topical pic: Family Mullineux visits Klein Optenhorst during Wellington Harvest Festival

The Wellington Harvest Festival took place this past weekend and I spent it pouring the Klein Optenhorst Pinot Noir Cap Classique 2009, grapes from...

J.C. Le Roux Brut Non-vintage

Brunch today at The House of J.C. Le Roux to mark the launch of the cellar’s Brut Non-vintage. A jazz quartet serenaded us while...

Theo Minges Dornfelder Trocken Pfalz 2001

“Stick this into a Pinot Noir line-up and nobody will be able to tell the difference,” said Laibach winemaker Francois van Zyl giving me...
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