Malu Lambert: Interview with Ryan Mostert of Silwervis Wines

Ryan Mostert is the kind of guy that can’t help standing out.  Well, first off he’s tall. Then you’ll notice him for his enthusiasm, his ability to jump on the subject of wine and run with it. Add to that the eye-popping wine labels for Silwervis and Smiley (the recently launched Terracura Syrah’s branding a […]

June 7, 2017
by Malu Lambert
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Recipe: Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding

It’s a family favourite for good reason. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1.5kg prime rib roast, on the bone olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 carrots, roughly chopped 1 onion, quartered 1 leek, roughly chopped a few sprigs thyme 1 tbsp (15ml) flour ¼ cup (60ml) white wine 1 cup (250ml) beef stock For […]

June 7, 2017
by Christian
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Strydom Danièle Chenin Blanc 2016

With Rianie Strydom winemaker at Haskell Vineyards and husband Louis managing director at Ernie Els Wines, their respective credentials are well established and it is therefore comes as no surprise that their own wines under the family name are shaping well. The Rex 2014 rated 92 in the recent Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report, for instance, […]

June 7, 2017
by Christian
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Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2017

The third annual Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report (previously the Red Hot Wine Awards) is now out. 60 entries were received from 45 producers for this year’s competition and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by the three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale. Wines to rate 90 or higher […]

June 6, 2017
by Christian
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Saurwein Nom Pinot Noir 2016

The Nom Pinot Noir 2016 from Jessica Saurwein is a step up on her maiden vintage 2015. From the same Kaaimansgat vineyard near Villiersdorp, it’s light but vivid in colour. On the nose, red fruit – currant and cherry – plus subtle vanilla. The palate is intensely flavoured but not weighty – focused and all […]

June 6, 2017
by Christian
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Tim James: Shifts in the national vineyard

Could Robertson soon become known as the Valley of Wine, Roses and Lemons? A wine-producer from the area was telling me recently that Robertson vineyards are being pulled up with increasing alacrity and replaced, in many instances, with lemons. I’ve heard this lemon story before, and it seems (or so I’m told) that the newish […]

June 5, 2017
by Christian
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Hermit on the Hill Syrah 2015

The Syrah from Stellenbosch property Lievland was a category front runner in the early 2000s when the property was owned by Cape Wine Master Paul Benadé but then the property was sold and the label dropped from prominence although those in the know continue to hold the actual site in high regard. Pieter de Waal […]

June 5, 2017
by Christian
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The Giant Periwinkle Blanc Fumé 2016

Pierre Rabie, an advocate by profession, pleads the case of wooded Sauvignon in his spare time – he’s made his Blanc Fum é from Elim grapes since the 2013 vintage and his 2016 is his best yet. Barrel fermented and matured in old oak for some five months, the nose shows a top note of […]

June 5, 2017
by Christian
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