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Hermit on the Hill Syrah 2007

Judging of the 231 entries submitted for this year’s WINE magazine Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc competition is set to run over three days at...

Mooi Chenin Blanc Viognier 2009

Ansgar Flaaten, managing director of wine exporter Flavors of Wine and occasional WINE magazine tasting panel member sent me samples of the first two...

What “Fee” drank on 03.09.10

Fee says: Friday night had me heading to the bright lights in the big city. (Let's face it, De Waterkant's lights are brighter than...

Nederburg Premièr Cuvée Brut

Overall income at the 2010 Nederburg Auction completed yesterday jumped to R5 683 810, up 41% from the just over R4 million fetched in...

C. Mendes Vinho Verde

Vinho Verde is the fresh and deliciously unpretentious white of the Minho region in Portugal. Vasco de Gama Tavern in Alfred Street, Cape Town...

Paul Cluver Seven Flags Pinot Noir 2008

The Cape Wineamkers Guild deserves kudos for letting the wines selected for this year’s auction be subjected to assessment via blind tasting (see here),...

La Motte Hanneli R 2005

Last night I drank La Motte Hanneli R 2005 to accompany lacquered smoked lamb’s pickled rib, pickled tongue, dried pair dumpling, verjuice poached pear,...

Beaumont Vitruvian 2006

After standing idle for decades, the mill at Bot River farm Compagnes Drift runs again, restored by Elgin fruit farmer and engineering enthusiast Andy...