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What Philip Mostert drank last night 27.05

Philip Mostert says: “We had Chateau Curson Crozes-Hermitage 2005 and La Bascula Turret Fields Monastrell/Syrah 2005 from Jumilla, Spain.”

Topical pic: Rijk’s wins Harold Eedes Chenin Blanc Trophy

At this year's  Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, the Chenin Blanc Trophy was for the first time named after my late dad Harold Eedes,...

Shiraz Challenge 2009 reviewed

With the 2010 WINE magazine Shiraz Challenge set to take place next week, panel member James Pietersen and I decided to do a calibration...

Havana Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2010

The 2009 Sauvignon Blanc from Philadelphia winery rated 5 Stars in last year’s Top 10 competition run by WINE magazine, but when it emerged...

Mulderbosch Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2005

UK wine writer Andrew Jefford recently made the observation that “In wine aesthetics, nothing is more dangerous than wine tasting unsupported by corroborative drinking.”...

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...