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Winemag.co.za Top 25 Wines 2018

Editor Christian Eedes (left) selects his 25 most memorable wines of the year. 25. Donkiesbaai Rooiwijn 2017 24. Tokara Director’s Reserve White 2016 23. Groot Constantia Chardonnay...

Top 20 Best Buys of 2018

In the introduction to the 2019 edition of Platter’s entitled “Some trends in South African wine", the following observation is made: “The ‘ultra-premium’ category...

Wine Reviews

Kaapzicht Skuinsberg Cinsaut 2017

“Skuinsberg” means steep slope and this 1991 site on Kaapzicht has apparently claimed many a tractor. The nose shows candy floss, cherry, plum, earth...

Kaapzicht The 1947 Chenin Blanc 2017

For those taken with wines from old vines, then the 1947 Chenin Blanc from Stellenbosch property Kaapzicht is particularly beguiling. Grapes come from a...

Wine News

Information about the Wine Label Design Awards/Beer Label Design Awards 2019

Entries for the fifth annual Wine Label Design Awards and the second annual Beer Label Design Awards open early in the new year. The...

Top wines of November 2018

Here are our five most highly rated wines of last month: Sadie Family Wines The Old Vine Series 'T Voetpad 2017 - 97/100 (read original...

Reports

Cape White Blend Report 2018

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the third annual Cape White Blend Report – in order to be eligible, wines had to contain a significant...

Aerobotics Sauv-Sem Blend & Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2018

Winemag.co.za is pleased to release the sixth annual Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report now sponsored by precision agriculture service provider Aerobotics. There were 41...

Opinion and Analysis

Michael Fridjhon: Staff training is essential if the hospitality industry is...

Guests at corporate events at most of South Africa's best-known establishments have no idea what their hosts pay for the same old drab buffets...

Joanne Gibson: The largely forgotten Colijns of Constantia

When it comes to the history of Constantia, there are certain stories that every wine lover has heard time and time again. Napoleon drinking...

Food

Review: High Tea at Cellars-Hohenort

The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel shares an atmosphere with The Imperial Hotel in Delhi, India. A lush, 250-year-old garden surrounds imposing, colonial-era buildings. At tea-time on...

Restaurant review: Free Food

I recently met a charming and intelligent woman who often eats at Free Food in Melrose, Johannesburg. She does so by choice and gets...

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