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Tim James: On Winelands Fine Dining

For a while it was indubitably Stellenbosch, but Franschhoek is fighting to reclaim top ranking for grand eating in the Cape winelands. Not that...

SA’s best luxury red wine?

Yesterday retailer Wine Cellar held its biannual "Luxury Red Taste-off”, 37 paying guests gathering in Cape Town and 32 in Johannesburg to blind taste...

Marthélize Tredoux: Off to the London Wine Fair

Come May, I’m putting on my big wine writer pants and catching a plane to London Town to go check out what the London...

Tim James: Some of the other wines available from Mullineux

Given the glamour, it’s easy to overlook just how much sheer hard work lies behind the most successful of the new wave of ardent...

Game on – SA wine now ready to compete with the...

There can be no greater sign of the confidence that South African winemakers have right now than their willingness to pitch their handiwork against...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Krige Visser of Arcangeli

Krige Visser is part bearded sage, part supressed Afrikaans novelist, part winemaker and marketer; and all hedonist. “My motto has always been one of...

Tim James: Enjoying wine in a tumbler at South China Dim...

Is it excessive to get just a bit lyrical about a winelist with only 14 wines on the list? Maybe not when it’s as...

Tim James: The tale of one of many dead and dying...

One consequence of the Western Cape drought is certain – the size of the Cape vineyard is going to continue shrinking, as it has...