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

Boschendal appoints Jacques Viljoen as new winemaker

DGB-owned Boschendal has announced that Jacques Viljoen, previously of Zevenwacht in Stellenbosch, will take up the position of cellar master on the estate from...

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,...


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 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...

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...


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...

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