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Win two tickets to the “For the Love of Craft” event...

Win two tickets (valued at R150 each) to the For Love of Craft Event event and a six-bottle mixed case of wine. For the Love...

Sweet Wine Report 2018: Call for entries

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the first annual Sweet Wine Report, the focus being on 1) Natural Sweet; 2) Noble Late Harvest; 3) Straw...

Wine Reviews

Crystallum Clay Shales Chardonnay 2017

When it comes to the Crystallum label, Peter-Allan Finlayson specializes in the two grapes traditionally associated with Burgundy, namely Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, and...

Thorne & Daughters Rocking Horse 2017

The first bottling of wines under the Thorne & Daughter label by John Seccombe date from 2013 and the subsequent refinement of vision over...

Wine News

Top wines of June 2018

Alheit Vineyards Huilkrans Chenin Blanc 2017 – 98/100 (read original review here) Alheit Vineyards Magnetic North Chenin Blanc 2017 – 97/100 (read original review here) David...

Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2018: Results

Results of Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2018 were announced recently. 116 gold medals and 128 silver medals were awarded and the following...

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: On Varietal Labelling

The large majority of South African wine is labelled varietally – that is, the identifying name of a wine is, or at least includes,...

Beyond volume: What SA wine really needs is scalable brands

It’s interesting to note that the Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2017, a wine reported to be made in volumes of up to 170 000...

Food

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018

The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards were announced in Bilboa, Spain yesterday with The Test Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town placed at 50th after...

Recipe: Chilli Con Carne

A Tex-Mex classic that’s great for winter entertaining. Serves 4 Ingredients: 400g red kidney beans, soaked in cold water overnight 2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1...

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