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Mullineux Single Terroir new releases

It’s fascinating how different winemakers react to the Western Cape’s extended drought, Andrea and Chris Mullineux’s Single Terroir wines seemingly as assured as ever. Mullineux...

David & Nadia Old Bush Vines Authentic Series 2016

The 2016 vintage marks the third time these single-vineyard wines from David and Nadia Sadie have been made and seem to get more accomplished...

Solace Syrah 2015

The Swartland has pretty much taken ownership of top-end Syrah but Solace from Elgin property Iona demonstrates that other districts might also want to...

Savage Are We There Yet? 2016

From Touriga Nacional, this is a new wine from Duncan Savage, the grapes largely sourced from David Trafford’s Malgas project. On the nose, dark fruit,...

Who’s the Cape Winemakers Guild making wine for?

Before anybody entirely despairs of making money from wine, let us recall that record sales were achieved at last year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild...

Savage Follow the Line 2016

If Duncan Savage’s Red 2016 is characterized by reined-in power (see here), then Follow the Line is something of an alter-ego, the key characteristics...

BLANKBottle Orbitofrontal Cortex 2016

Pieter Walser, winner of the Grand Prix at the Wine Label Design Awards 2015, has always eschewed conventional means of marketing his wines relying...

2017 CWG Auction Wines rated

The 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction takes place at the Spier Conference Centre, Stellenbosch on Saturday, 30 September. There are 61 wines on...
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