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What Kwispedoor drank on 09.01.11

1999 Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel (magnun) 2007 De Grendel CWG Koetshuis Semillon 2006 Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2006 Cordoba Chardonnay 2000 Van Loveren Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 Paul Cluver Pinot...

What Rihann Koekemoer drank on 08.01.11

Rihann says: "Like the vintage bicycle on the label suggests, this was never going to be an easy ride. However, if you give this...

Laible Durbacher Plauelrain Riesling Trocken 2008

Lunch yesterday with Francois van Zyl, winemaker at Laibach in Stellenbosch. We dined at Cuvée, the restaurant at near-by Simonsig, and Van Zyl bought...

Rudera Robusto Chenin Blanc 2003

How wine styles change. The Rudera Robusto Chenin Blanc 2002 which won the 2005 Wine magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge famously had a residual sugar...

Groote Post Woolworths Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2009

“Freshly cut grass, straw, asparagus and gooseberry, typical of climatic conditions in Darling. This wine spent 3 months on the lees to maximize freshness,”...

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé 2008 vs. Simonsig Woolworths Limited Release...

“Pink’s not a colour. It’s an attitude,” says Eben Sadie of Sadie Family Wines, unwittingly quoting US actress-cum-pop singer Miley Cyrus, on opening a...

Seven Springs Sauvignon Blanc 2010

If you’ve got an account on the micro-blogging site Twitter and an interest in South African wine but haven’t heard of Seven Springs Vineyards,...

Villiera Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A lot has happened in the local Sauvignon Blanc category since Jeff Grier of Stellenbosch winery Villiera won the title of Diners Club Winemaker...