World’s first Pinotage finish whisky launched

Local distiller Three Ships Whisky has launched the world’s first whisky finished in a cask previously used for the maturation of. With only 3500 bottles of the 4000 bottles available for purchase by the public, the Three Ships 15 Year Old Pinotage Cask Finish is the oldest whiskymade in South African to date. The grain […]

September 29, 2016
by Christian
with 0 Comments

The Michael Fridjhon Wine Experience 2016

In 1996, the rand-dollar exchange rate was 4.3 and today it is 14.11. Back then, Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1990 cost R900 per bottle while the 2010 vintage will cost you in the region of R15 000. The 20th anniversary Michael Fridjhon Wine Experience was held this past weekend – convener Fridjhon saying that with the […]

September 19, 2016
by Christian
with 0 Comments

Nederburg Auction 2016 sales figures

Total sales were just under R7.6 million for 10 506 litres of wine at this year’s Nederburg Auction – average price per litre equating to R740, an all-time record surpassing the previous high of R597 achieved in 2014. Tsogo Sun was the top buyer, with a total spend of just over R1 million, followed by […]

September 19, 2016
by Christian
with 0 Comments

Forrester Vineyards signs major international partnership deal

Forrester Vineyards Pty. Ltd has signed a partnership deal with AdVini, a French wine distribution company listed on the Paris stock exchange. This will open up new markets to the brand. AdVini has acquired a significant share of the Ken Forrester wine brand.  Ken Forrester will remain as Chief Executive Officer to manage the business. […]

September 16, 2016
by Christian
with 1 Comment

Douglas Green Sherry – produced and bottled in Spain

DGB has launched a range of authentic Spanish Sherry range sourced from leading producer Caballero and sold under the Douglas Green label consisting of a Pale Cream, Medium Dry and Cream Sherry, the wines designated No.1, No.2 and No. 3, according to time in barrel and hence colour. All perfectly drinkable, they have a recommended […]

September 15, 2016
by Christian
with 2 Comments

2016 Amorim MCC Challenge Results

There were a total of 113 entries in this year’s annual Amorim Méthode Cap Classique Challenge, results as follows: Best Brut, Overall Winner: Anura Brut 2011 Best Rosé: J.C. Le Roux Pinot Noir Rosé 2010 Best Blanc de Blanc Colmant Brut Chardonnay NV Best Museum Class: J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2008 Frans Malan […]

September 14, 2016
by Christian
with 2 Comments

Buy now! SA’s best Bordeaux-style white blends available from Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar, our preferred wine merchant, has the following top-performing wines from the RisCura White Hot Wine Awards available for purchase: Tokara Director’s Reserve 2014 – 94 points Price: R260 Constantia Uitsig Natura Vista White 2014 – 93 points Price: R155 Gabriëlskloof Magdalena The Landscape Series 2015 – 87 points Price: R240

September 8, 2016
by Christian
with 0 Comments

RisCura White Hot Wine Awards 2016 results

Results of the fourth annual RisCura White Hot Wine Awards are now out. This involved putting together a line-up of 35 Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blends from 31 South African producers, either currently available or soon to be released, and then undertaking a blind tasting. Wines to rate 90 points or higher on the 100-point quality scale […]

September 7, 2016
by Christian
with 2 Comments
Page 10 of 53« First...89101112...203040...Last »
SHOP ONLINE
winemag-storm
ADVERTISING
ADVERTISING
HOT AND HAPPENING
AEC v1.0.4
  • July 26, 2017Caroline's Red Wine Review
AEC v1.0.4
ADVERTISING
newlstter2 Get the biggest stories of the past fortnight sent directly to your inbox. subscribe
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
ADVERTISING
BE SAFE

Wine magazine was published from October 1993 until September 2011 & now lives on in digital form as Winemag.co.za. We cover everything to do with SA fine wine.

XSLT Plugin by Leo Jiang