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Zonnebloem disqualified from Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

The organisers of the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show have announced the disqualification and withdrawal of the Zonnebloem Lauréat 2007 which was awarded a...

Sterhuis Barrel Selection Chardonnay 2006

How long does top South African Chardonnay last? You know it ain’t going to be forever but for those of us who like secondary...

Dornier Donatus White 2009

Stellenbosch winery Dornier is an operation that I have few fixed ideas about, good or bad. What to make of the flagship white blend...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2010: Results

This year’s competition attracted 1 014 entries, slightly down from 1 156 in 2009. There were 32 gold medals awarded, 89 silver and 329...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2010: Simon Tam interview

China is the world’s most populated countries with 1.3 billion inhabitants. It has the world’s third biggest GDP (at purchasing power parity exchange rates)...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2010: Dr Tony Jordan interview

During the course of the 2010 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, international judge Dr Tony Jordan chairs the panel that is responsible for reviewing...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2010: Alex Hunt interview

Alex Hunt is the most likeable, well-spoken heretic you could possibly come across. Past captain of the Oxford University blind wine-tasting team and now...

Haskell IV 2007

“It takes 20 years to become an overnight sensation,” says Grant Dodd, general manager of Haskell Vineyards. In which case the Stellenbosch property owned...
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