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Vilafonté Series M 2015

Established in 1996 and with first bottling in 2003, Vilafonté has been carefully positioned as a wine super-brand. There is some significant intellectual capital...

Fram Cinsault 2016

Thinus Krüger of Fram gets in on the Cinsault act with this maiden release 2016, grapes sourced from Henk Laing’s farm on the Skurfberg...

Beaumont New Baby 2016

The relatively new white blend known as New Baby from Bot River property Beaumont is priced above the extremely accomplished Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc...

Catherine Marshall Chenin Blanc Fermented in Clay 2016

Though this wine was fermented and matured for 11 months in a combination of clay amphorae and older oak, it’s not particularly funky. On...

Vega Sicilia Unico 2005

The high reputation of Spanish winery Vega Sicilia is well established and ratings from Winemag.co.za are unlikely to influence the market but it is...

Paul Cluver Noble Late Harvest 2017

Paul Cluver Wines in Elgin has released its first Noble Late Harvest in three years. From Riesling, there were two pickings involved, the first...

Costa del Swart Cinsault 2016

Ewan Mackenzie (aka The Wine Thief) is a sommelier-at-large who also dabbles in the production of small-batch wines. One of his labels is Costa...

Radford Dale Frankenstein Pinotage 2015

Towards the end of last year, Jacques de Klerk of The Winery of Good Hope showed me the 2016 vintage of the top-end Radford...