Home Authors Posts by Christian Eedes

Christian Eedes

2972 POSTS 651 COMMENTS

Tanzer’s Top 20

Stephen Tanzer is editor and publisher of the critically acclaimed bimonthly International Wine Cellar, an independent journal read in all 50 US states and...

Kloovenburg Shiraz 2008 vs. Zoetendal Shiraz 2008

Two examples of Shiraz, each sitting at different ends of the stylistic spectrum. The Kloovenburg being from the warm Swartland was rich and broad,...

Vote now to decide the slogan for Just Riesling

During February, producer association Just Riesling ran a competition across various blogs to determine its slogan. Members considered the entries and ended up with...

Ladera Zahir Syrah 2009

In 2009, Charles Ochse was compelled by his father to leave his post as the winemaker in charge of white wines at Franschhoek Vineyards...

Constantia Uitsig Unwooded Chardonnay 2003

While I consider the Unwooded Chardonnay from Constantia Uitsig one of the better local examples around, I’ve always seen it as playing second fiddle...

Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards Woolworths Limited Release Spectrum 2008

Spectrum 2008 was made by Callie Louw during his brief stint at Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards and drinking it yesterday I can see why Marc...

2011 Classic Wine Trophy results announced

Groot Constantia was overall winner at the fourteenth annual Classic Wine Trophy competition, winemaker Boela Gerber collecting the Bacchus trophy as well as a...

Who tanked in the Decanter tasting

"Monotony, neutrality and non-existent regionality were sadly the buzzwords of this tasting," begins the report on SA Chenin Blanc in the April issue of...