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

Saurwein Nom Pinot Noir 2017

Jessica Saurwein seems to grow ever more assured when it comes to the making of her Nom Pinot Noir, the 2017 being her third...

A.A. Badenhorst Bokveld Pinot Noir 2017

Clearly not even Adi Badenhorst is capable of resisting the allure of Pinot Noir with him now trying his hand at the variety using...

Wine News

Johan Joubert takes over at Asara

Johan Joubert has been appointed cellarmaster at Asara Wine Estate & Hotel in Stellenbosch with immediate effect. A member of the Cape Winemakers Guild,...

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...


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

Why Cinsault is becoming a thing (again)

How fashions change in wine. Platter’s 2008 lists all of five examples of Cinsault, the three reviewed being from Landskroon, Mac’s Hill and Culemborg...

Tim James: On the paradox of more wine from fewer vines

For statistics junkies it’s that exciting time of year when Sawis issues its annual booklet of selected statistics. Now available on their website (along...


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...

Recipe: Chocolate Almond Biscotti

After-dinner treat. Makes 30 - 35 Ingredients: 1 cup (200g) caster sugar 2 large free range eggs ½ tsp (2.5ml) vanilla extract 1½ cups (200g) self raising flour, sifted ½ cup...

Ratings Database

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