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Feiteiras Verdelho 2009

Last night the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show sponsor’s dinner at Bosman’s, the fine-dining restaurant at Paarl hotel Grande Roche. After a 12-hour day...

Zonnebloem Cabernet Sauvignon 1959

It is tradition to mark the start of judging of the annual Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show with a tasting of old South African...

Longridge Pinotage 2007

The South African Wine Index (SAWi) is a fairly recent initiative that attempts to collate the results of multiple local and international wine competitions...

Terroir Al Límit Les Manyes Priorat 2008

In order to put the launch of the Cape of Good Hope old vineyard series into perspective, a tasting of benchmark international wines: Domaine de...

Cape of Good Hope Terroir Specific Wines

Yesterday the culmination of a systematic search begun in 2006 and authorised by businessman and owner of Franschhoek property L’Ormarins Johann Rupert to list...

Ashbourne Sandstone 2007

As featured in the April issue of Business Day WANTED: “Sauvignon Blanc-plus,” says Anthony Hamilton Russell of Ashbourne Sandstone 2007, which is to sell...

Stellenzicht Syrah 1994

The lunch menu was determined in advance and the three couples attending had to bring wine to complement each of the courses. As an aperitif,...

Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal 2008

To start the evening two examples of Chenin Blanc, De Trafford 2008 side by side with Post House 2008. I’d hoped that the wines...