Shannon Vineyards Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2016

The Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc from Shannon Vineyards in Elgin is now well established as one of the more refined and stylish examples of the variety around. As is customary, the newly released 2016 contains a 10% portion of Semillon, which underwent spontaneous fermentation and maturation for three months in new oak, this providing extra […]

April 4, 2017
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Fairview Old Paarl Bushvines Cinsault 2016

And now Fairview also comes to the Cinsaut/Cinsault party with this 2016 from Paarl vineyards over 30 years in age, winemaking involving fermentation in open-top oak fermenters, 20% whole bunch before 10 months of maturation in third- and fourth-fill barrels. On the nose, a hint of lavender before black cherry, earth and spice. The palate […]

April 3, 2017
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Kleine Zalze Cellar Selection Cinsault 2016

Cinsaut/Cinsault’s shift from fringe to mainstream continues apace with the Cellar Selection 2016 from Kleine Zalze selling for R67 a bottle. From a combination of Darling and Paardeberg grapes, the wine saw no oak in its production. On the nose, some floral fragrance and candy floss before red cherry and strawberry while the palate displays […]

April 3, 2017
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Top three wines of March 2017

Here are our three most highly rated current-release wines of last month: De Grendel Op die Berg Pinot Noir 2013 – 95 (read original review here) Leeu Passant Dry Red Wine 2015 – 95 (read original review here) Leeu Passant Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2015 – 95 (read original review here)

April 1, 2017
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Some thoughts on the Wine Label Design Awards

It’s difficult to be optimistic on a morning when you awake to find that President Zuma has administered a cabinet reshuffle that only bodes ill but the results of the third annual Wine Label Design Awards sponsored by Rotolabel announced earlier in the week  suggested in some small way that the future for South Africa […]

April 1, 2017
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Paul Roos Die Filantroop 2015

Paul Roos Farming is a BEE project in Stellenbosch, sales of the wines made under this label providing funding for education of the workers’ children. Paul Roos Die Skoolhoof 2015 Price: R225 76% Chenin Blanc, 24% Chardonnay. Spontaneous fermentation in 300-litre barrels, 18% new. A subtle nose of citrus and peach, ginger and spice plus […]

March 31, 2017
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Recipe: Grilled kingklip with braised fennel and orange

Light but flavoursome. Serves 4 Ingredients: olive oil 4 x 180g kingkilp salt and pepper 4 baby fennel bulbs, washed and quartered juice of 2 oranges (1/2 cup) 1 tbsp (15ml) soy sauce 1 tsp (5ml) sesame seed oil 1 orange, segmented, to serve| 10g chives, finely chopped Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Drizzle fish […]

March 31, 2017
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Results of the Wine Label Design Awards 2017

Results of the third annual Wine Label Design Awards proudly sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel were announced earlier this evening at the Cape Town Hotel School. The competition seeks to reward the best design and packaging for bottled wine made in South Africa and judging criteria include originality of concept, execution, shelf appeal and […]

March 29, 2017
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