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Focal Point Cinsault 2017

Arco Laarman departed Glen Carlou as winemaker in 2016 to go on his own, releasing some everyday drinking wines last year under the Cluster...

Natte Valleij Cinsault 2017

Alex Milner of Natte Valleij has made a speciality out of Cinsault bottling four site-specific versions plus one multi-regional blend, the 2017 vintage of...

Kaapzicht Steytler Pinotage 2015

Kaapzicht, the Bottelary property owned by the Steytler family, is now probably best known for its the 1947 Chenin Blanc, but the top-of-the-range Steytler...

The Blacksmith The King’s Spirit 2017

Tremayne Smith, of Fable Mountain Vineyards in Tulbagh, also makes wine under his own label called The Blacksmith, his latest release being The Flash...

Ernie Els Big Easy Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

While the white wine under the entry-level Big Easy label from Ernie Els Wines has always been made from Chenin Blanc (maiden vintage being...

Morgenster 2003

The top-of-the-range Cape Bordeaux red blend from Morgenster in Somerset West is a wine which really does seem to benefit from some bottle maturaton...

On Mourvèdre

On Thursday last week, a Cape Winemakers Guild technical tasting presented by Sebastian Beaumont of Beaumont Family Wines in Bot River featuring Mourvèdre (or...

The Drift Moveable Feast 2014

It doesn’t get more exotic than this 36% Syrah, 27% Malbec, 14% Tannat, 14% Touriga Nacional and 9% Barbera 2014 blend but Bruce Jack...