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Signature Red Blend Report 2018: Call for entries

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the third annual Signature Red Blend Report, the focus being wines which are distinctive of their originators and draw...

Win a mixed case of Cape Bordeaux red blends!

Win a six-bottle mixed case of wine made up of some of the top performers from last year’s Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report. Featured wines: Beyerskloof...

Wine Reviews

Marthélize Tredoux: Reflections on the London Wine Fair

Just about a month ago, I hopped on a plane to the UK for some rest, relaxation, exploration and also to pop in at...

Metzer Family “Maritime” Chenin Blanc 2017

The maiden 2016 vintage Metzer Family Chenin Blanc from a 1964 vineyard in the foothills of Stellenbosch’s Helderberg mountain of was a fine effort...

Wine News

Win two cases of Fleur du Cap Merlot!

Fleur du Cap is not constrained by farm, vineyard or climate – the winemaking team has the freedom to choose the finest grapes from...

Top wines of May 2018

Here are our five most highly rated wines of last month: Rall Ava Syrah 2017 - 97/100 (read the original review here) Morgenster 2003 - 95/100...

Reports

Merlot Report 2018

The second annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum and barrel suppliers Chene South Africa is...

Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2018

The seventh annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. 89 entries were received from 74 producers and these...

Opinion and Analysis

Tim James: Pinotage on the up

These are good times for pinotage. Believe it or not, of the top ten most-planted wine grapes, pinotage is the only black one to...

Joanne Gibson: The Cape’s first winegrower

Jan van Riebeeck was not a very nice fellow. At best, the letters and journal he wrote detailing his decade as first commander of...

Food

Recipe: Chicken Biriyani

Great for winter weekday nights. Serves 4 Ingredients: 400g Basmati rice, well rinsed 2 cinnamon sticks 6 cardamom pods 2 cloves olive oil for frying 2 onions, finely sliced 4 cloves of garlic,...

Recipe: Beef Wellington

A classic decadent dinner party recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 800g - 1kg beef fillet salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of...

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