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Altydgedacht Tintoretto 2009

Last night Altydgedacht Tintoretto 2009 at swish inner-city hotel 15 on Orange. This becomes the Durbanville property’s flagship red and is another in the...

Billecart-Salmon Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Brut Rosé 2000

Yesterday started with brunch at Waterfront hotel The Cape Grace to celebrate a decade of Ken Forrester Wines importing Champagne Billecart-Salmon into South Africa....

Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2003

When the Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2003 came up for review in the April 2008 issue of Wine magazine as part of a tasting...

Elim investigated

Yesterday a tasting of all current release Elim wines towards generating a list of recommendations to appear in an article I’m writing for UK...

2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges announced

Judges for the 10th annual 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges have been announced and I’m delighted to be included on the panel,...

Actor Michael Douglas disses wine tasting in Vanity Fair

In the March issue of Vanity Fair, actor Michael Douglas, famous for his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street, answers the Proust Questionnaire....

Uiterwyk Top of the Hill Pinotage 1996

This wine was the 1998 winner in Wine magazine’s Pinotage Champion of the Year competition and also received 5 Stars in the 1999 edition...

U2’s Bono enjoys La Motte wines

In an article entitled “Bono in Boland loo ‘adventure’” in today’s Sunday Times, it is reported that the U2 lead singer accidentally walked into...