Wine Reviews

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...

Nuwedam Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2017

First wine to bear the Certified Heritage Vineyards seal as devised by the Old Vine Project is Nuwedam Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2017, grapes...

Wine News

Fairview’s Charles Back survives attack

Charles Back of Fairview and Spice Route last night endured a brutal farm attack on his farm in Paarl. He was beaten up with...

Cape Wine Auction raises R17.5 million

The fifth  annual Cape Wine Auction, sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth, took place on Saturday at Rustenberg in Stellenbosch, raising R17.5 million compared to...

Reports

Cape White Blend Report 2017

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the second annual Cape White Blend Report – in order to be eligible, wines had to contain a Chenin...

The Prescient Chardonnay Report 2017

The seventh annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. There were 91 entries from 63 producers and these...

Opinion and Analysis

Old but not cold – introducing the Certified Heritage Vineyards seal

Christa von Le Chevallerie, whether because of her German extraction or not, generally comes across as unsentimental but she was clearly displeased with the...

Tim James: Different readings of the modern history of SA Chenin...

On Saturday, Christa von la Chevallerie’s Nuwedam Chenin Blanc 2017 became the first wine to be launched bearing the Certified Heritage Vineyards seal of...

Food

Recipe: Chinese chicken with soba noodles

Get out the chopsticks and dive in! Serves 4 Ingredients: 600g chicken breasts, thinly sliced 2 tbsp (30ml) fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 red chilli,...

Recipe: Feta, lamb and olive meatballs with tomato sauce

Perfect for casual entertaining. Ingredients: Tomato Sauce 8 tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and roughly chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil 1 tbsp (15ml) brown sugar 1 tbsp (15ml)...

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