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Listen: Singita’s François Rautenbach on judging at OMTWS 2017

François Rautenbach, head of the Premier Wine Direct programme for Singita Game Reserves, was a judge at this year's Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show....

Listen: Wine ambassador Nkulu Mkhwanazi on judging at the OMTWS 2017

Nkulu Mkhwanazi, Durban-based wine ambassador, was a judge at this year's Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. Here he talks about Cabernet Sauvignon in particular:

Spioenkop Sarah Raal 2016

  No sooner does the 2015 vintage of the 1900 Chenin Blanc from Elgin producer Spioenkop rate 5 Stars in Platter’s than it is dispensed...

Lourens Family Wines new releases

Franco Lourens recently became assistant winemaker at the acclaimed Alheit Vineyards and his own label 2016s are damn fine, tasting notes and ratings as...

Alheit Vineyards La Colline 2016

The 2016 vintage might have a reputation for being having been challenging on account of the hot and dry conditions which prevailed but Chris...

Luddite Saboteur Red 2015

The 2015 vintage is much celebrated among winemakers on account of how favourable growing conditions were but the proof of the pudding is in...

Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2014

God is in the detail, or so the saying goes, and the 2014 vintage of Five Generations Chenin Blanc from Cederberg is nothing if...

Eagles’ Nest Shiraz 2014

While the 2013 vintage of Shiraz from Constantia property Eagles’ Nest was particularly striking, the currently available 2014 seems more understated. Matured for 20 months...
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