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Sijnn White 2015

It’s a little difficult to know what to make of the wines from Sijnn, David Trafford’s project near Malgas on the banks of the...

Glenelly Lady May 2011

Glenelly in Stellenbosch was founded by May-Eliane de Lencquesaing of Bordeaux second growth Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande and it’s therefore hard to...

Eden Cabernet Franc 2014

Eden is the name that Bruwer Raats of Raats Family Wines has given to two wines off plantings on his Vlaeberg Road property –...

Raats Cabernet Franc 2014

Bruwer Raats of Raats Family Wines comments that 2014 was a cooler vintage facilitating longer hang-time and this has resulted in his Cabernet Franc...

Mount Abora Koggelbos Chenin Blanc 2014

The Koggelbos 2014 from Mount Abora, an oxidatively made Swartland Chenin, is pretty out there. Deep yellow in colour, the nose shows dried stone...

Chardonnay: The chameleon of viticulture

Jay McInerney, the keynote speaker at this year’s Celebration of Chardonnay hosted as always by De Wetshof, is a US writer who made his...

Marthélize Tredoux: Is rosé really worth taking seriously?

I have previously written about my loathing-turned-loving relationship with rosé wines. And for the past few years I have genuinely loved drinking pink. I...

Cape White Blend Report 2016

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the inaugural Cape White Blend Report – in order to be eligible, wines had to contain a Chenin Blanc...