Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

Home Opinion & Analysis

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2012: Tom Cannavan on the rise...

Scottish wine writer and broadcaster Tom Cannavan was one of the three international judges at this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. He was...

Six things to know when buying wine on a date

From the April issue of GQ: The restaurant wine purchase is kinda stressful at the best of times. Wine prices are commonly marked up...

Home tastings

From the March issue of GQ: A wine tasting. As home activities go, you might consider this only slightly more exciting than hosting a...

The all-important second bottle of wine

From the January/February issue of GQ: You’re at a restaurant, table of four, the first bottle down the hatch. And very nice it was,...

Wine trend: alternative packaging

It 's entirely appropriate that Backsberg, South Africa’s first carbon neutral winery, also lead the way when it comes to bottling wine in PET...

Decanting – myths and reality

From the December issue of GQ: As with everything in wine, decanting is more complicated than you think. Yes, pouring wine out of its...

Festive season drinking

As featured in the last issue of Longevity: The silly season is officially here and many of us will enjoy higher than normal alcohol...

CE’s top 12 wines of 2011

Below are my dozen best wines for 2011. To appear on the list, they had to be from South Africa and in general circulation....
XSLT Plugin by Leo Jiang