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...

Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2018: Call for entries

Entries for the fourth annual Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report are now open – the style defined as wines made from two or more of...

Wine Reviews

Nieuwe Haarlem Cinsault 2016

You’ve got it good when something like the Nieuwe Haarlem Cinsault 2016, grapes from 40-year-old Piekenierskloof bush vines, is available for just R75 a...

Klein Constantia Metis Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – 2016

Metis Sauvignon Blanc is the collaboration between Klein Constantia and Sancerre producer Pascal Jolivet, the current-release 2016 selling for R230 a bottle which positions...

Wine News

Muskadel SA Awards 2018 results

The 16th annual Muskadel SA Awards function, sponsored by Enartis SA have been announced.  There were 31 entries, seven more than in 2017. Platinum Awards Conradie...

Gaggenau SA Sommelier Awards winner announced

The competition to determine the first Gaggenau South Africa Sommelier Award winner was completed yesterday with Joakim Hansi Blackadder, managing partner in Somm Hospitality...


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...

10 Year Old Wine Awards 2018: Results

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2018 - featuring wines from the 2008 vintage. 56 entries from 27 producers were...

Opinion and Analysis

How the Internet is set to change SA wine culture

However distasteful the practice of wine listing fees that restaurants attempt to extract from producers, we must conclude that the fact that it still...

Tim James: SA wine and German aristocrats

The contribution of Germans to Cape winemaking is extraordinarily large – really, it needs to be properly researched and written up sometime. It started...


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...

Recipe: Roasted Cinnamon Sugar Guavas

Serve with a yoghurt and muesli topping. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 guavas, washed and halved 1 tsp (5ml) ground cinnamon 1 tbsp (15ml) castor sugar 2 tsp (10ml) butter 1 cup...

Ratings Database

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