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Wine magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge 2011

Results of the 16th annual Wine magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge have been announced. There were 111 entries compared to 133 in 2010. Best overall Perdeberg Rex...

Van Loveren Christina van Loveren Shiraz 2009

Van Loveren in Robertson is South Africa’s largest privately owned winery processing some 4 500 tons a year, the equivalent of one million cases. ...

Nitida Coronata Integration 2009

Bernhard Veller, cellarmaster at Durbanville winery Nitida is pretty intent on coming up with the ultimate Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blend and in 2009 bottled three...

De Morgenzon Chenin Blanc 2006

De Morgenzon in Stellenbosch owned by Johannesburg-based high-flyers Wendy and Hylton Appelbaum burst onto the scene when the maiden 2005 vintage of its Chenin...

Lammershoek Syrah 2008

Lammershoek in the Swartland is top of the pops at the moment thanks to the 2009 vintage of its white blend Roulette Blanc being...

Suikerbossie Cap Classique Brut 2007

Suikerbossie Cap Classique Brut 2007 is made by Boer & Brit, the “Boer” being Stefan Gerber, great-great grandson of President Paul Krugerand the "Brit”...

What Rihann Koekemoer drank on 15.01.11

Rihann says: "On the nose I had some dust and strawberries. There was an interesting core to this wine something i can only...

Freedom Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2009

The local for those of us who live in Mowbray, Cape Town is The Fat Cactus, great for beers and frozen margaritas but not...