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BLANKBottle 3rd Round 2015

Pieter Walser of BLANKBottle prides himself on offbeat names for his wines, “3rd Round” in this instance referring to the corresponding stage of his...

Lammershoek’s Mysteries Die Ou Man 2015

The Mysteries range from Swartland cellar Lammershoek is set of alternative offerings intended for wine geeks, Die Ou Man 2015 being one such bottling,...

Rijk’s Private Cellar Pinotage 2013

Pinotage and curry always seem to work surprisingly well and hence a bottle of Rijk’s Private Cellar Pinotage 2013 (price: R240 a bottle) to...

BLANKBottle Sigh of Relief 2015

What would Cabernet Franc vines, previously mistaken for Merlot, do on being correctly identified? They’d give a sigh of relief and hence the name...

Elgin Ridge Chaos White 2017

The Chaos White 2017 from Elgin Ridge won silver at the recent Wine Label Design Awards, design done by winemaker Kosie van der Merwe. A...

The Drift There are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2015

There are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2015 from Bruce Jack’s farm The Drift outside Napier in the Southern Cape won a gold award in...

Leeu Passant Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2016

The second vintage of Leeu Passant, the label that sees acclaimed winemaking couple Andrea and Chris Mullinuex working  with the backing of Indian business...

Mullineux Old Vines White 2017

The soon-to-be-released Old Vines White 2017 from Chris and Andrea Mullineux is impeccably well made. A blend of 65% Chenin Blanc, 13% Grenache Blanc,...