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Osbloed Rooiperd Cinsault 2017

Garagiste winemaker Bertus van Niekerk has made a terrific Cinsault under his Osbloed label. Grapes from an untrellised vineyard planted some 20 years ago...

Gaggenau South Africa announces Sommelier Awards finalists

Gaggenau South Africa, the local division of the German manufacturer of high-quality home appliances, has announced the five finalists who will be competing in...

Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2017

Yesterday a tasting of eight vintages of the Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc from Bot River property Beaumont starting with the 2010 and culminating with...

Michael Fridjhon Wine Judging Academy 2018: Roll of Honour

The Michael Fridjhon Wine Academy, begun in 2007, is a three-day course where candidates are exposed to a range of top local and international...

KWV The Mentors 2012 Four-pack

News from KWV is that the top-of-the-range The Mentors label is going to be positioned more as a stand-alone brand going forwards, current-release white...

Sound and thunder – what to make of the proliferation of...

Another measure of SA wine’s coming of age is the vast number of personalities and ventures seeking to deliver commentary and criticism. Inevitably, it’s only...

David & Nadia Topography Chenin Blanc 2017

“Topography” is a new label from Swartland winemaking team David and Nadia Sadie intended to “absorb” grapes either from old vineyards in danger of...

Recipe: Roasted Cinnamon Sugar Guavas

Serve with a yoghurt and muesli topping. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 guavas, washed and halved 1 tsp (5ml) ground cinnamon 1 tbsp (15ml) castor sugar 2 tsp (10ml) butter 1 cup...