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Top wines at RMB WineX Sandton

RMB WineX Sandton, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre between 27 and 29 October, attracted 14 500 visitors compared to just over...

Orange River Cellars Colombard 2010

The problem with South African wine writing is that nobody’s prepared to make really big calls. A bunch of my colleagues went up to...

Slanghoek Vinay Crispy White N/V (1-litre bottle)

Is there reward to be had from a wine rated 2½ Stars? Tasting through the line-up of wines at Wine magazine’s Best Value Wine...

Topical pic: Wine magazine’s Best Value Wine Show

Yesterday the Wine magazine Best Value Wine Show at the The Vineyard Hotel & Spa in Newlands, Cape Town. Fifteen wineries present, those invited...

The Oak Valley Blend 2005

It’s a heretical position to take, but I don’t get Sauvignon Blanc from Elgin. Last night at the opening of Luke Dale-Roberts’s new restaurant...

Topical pic: The Test Kitchen by Luke Dale-Roberts opens

Last night the launch of the Test Kitchen, new restaurant of acclaimed chef Luke Dale-Roberts located at.the trendy Old Biscuit Mill complex on Albert...

SAA Wine Awards 2011

South African Airways recently announced the winners of the airline’s 24th annual wine awards arising out of its onboard wine selection for 2011. The...

Constantia Glen Three 2009

It’s curious how some new farms instantaneously enjoy a high profile and others wallow in obscurity for years. When Constantia Glen released its maiden...