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Where is South Africa’s Penfolds Grange?

Where is South Africa’s Penfolds Grange? Penfolds itself was founded in 1844 and Max Schubert became the Australian company’s first chief winemaker in 1948...

Bellingham Bernard Series Basket Press Syrah 2013

DGB is one of South Africa’s big producer-wholesalers and I suppose Bellingham Bernard Series is to this company what top-end Nederburg is to Distell...

Capensis Chardonnay 2013

Yesterday the launch of a new ultra-premium Chardonnay, the product of a joint venture between Barbara Banke of US wine company Jackson Family Wines...

Boschendal Cecil John Reserve Shiraz 2012

Owned by producer-wholesaler DGB, Boschendal should have more cachet as a wine label than it does. The 2012 vintage of Cecil John Reserve Shiraz...

SAA Wine Awards 2014

South African Airways recently announced the winners of its annual wine awards arising out of its onboard wine selection for 2014. The winners were: White...

Douglas Green Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2012

On Friday, the 70th anniversary celebration of Douglas Green wines. Now owned by producer-wholesaler DGB,CEO Tim Hutchinson reported that the brand had become “too...

Bellingham The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2008

Disappointed by the Chenin Blanc-based Bellingham Fair Maiden 2008 recently (see here) and hoping to restore my faith in what producer-wholesaler DGB was capable...