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Top seven wines of October 2016

Here are our seven most highly rated current-release wines of last month: JC Wickens Swerwer 2015 - 96 (read original review here) AA Badenhorst Family Wines...

Grand Constance 2013

Today the unveiling of a bottle of Grand Constance 1821 by Dr Ernest Messina, chairman of the board of the Groot Constantia Trust, the...

Groot Constantia wins Sylvain barrel

Best wine overall at the second annual RisCura Red Hot Wine Awards was the Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve Red 2013 and the prize for...

RisCura Red Hot Wine Awards 2016 results

Results of the second annual RisCura Red Hot Wine Awards featuring Bordeaux-style red blends as made in South Africa are now out. 59 entries...

The Prescient Chardonnay Report 2015

The fifth annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. This involved putting together a line-up of 60 of...

Groot Constantia triumphs at Chardonnay du Monde 2015

Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2013 has been judged overall winner at the 22nd annual Chardonnay du Monde competition, held from the 11 to 14 March...

David Bristow: The history of Groot Constantia

Although Steenberg is the oldest private estate in the Constantia valley, having been granted to Free Burghers Hans and Catharina Ras, Groot Constantia is...

Chocolate and wine pairings in the winelands

Don’t believe those stick-in-the-muds who say that chocolate doesn’t pair with wine. When done well, there are few things as deliciously decadent. It’s a...