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The Prescient Chardonnay Report 2018

The eighth annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. There were 117 entries from 81 producers and these...

Tonnellerie Saint Martin Pinot Noir Report 2018

In conjunction with Tonnellerie Saint Martin, Winemag.co.za is pleased to release the second annual Pinot Noir Report. There were 36 entries from 26 producers...

Wine Reviews

The Giant Periwinkle Blanc Fumé 2017

Pierre Rabie, an advocate by day, has for some time made wine under The Giant Periwinkle label. He recently enlisted fellow advocate Robert Stelzner...

Carinus Family Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2018

Carinus Family Vineyards see distantly related Danie and Hugo Carinus growing the grapes across various holdings and the acclaimed Lukas van Loggerenberg making the...

Wine News

User Survey 2019: Favourite grape varieties

What kind of wines do users of this site drink? Here’s what you told us in our recently completed online survey: Favourite varieties Asked to choose...

A snapshot of the Winemag.co.za user in 2019

The first ever Winemag.co.za user poll was conducted via Surveymonkey.com from 28 January to 15 February. We had 534 responses with an 86% completion...

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: How well does South Africa’s best wine compare to...

It started as a half-frivolous question posed by foreign investors already involved with the Cape wine industry: How well do SA wines stack up...

Tim James: How much wine does SA import and are there...

For the vast majority of South Africans, this country meets all their wine-drinking needs. And why not, indeed, when what you’re wanting is a...

Food

SA restaurant Wolfgat wins big at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards

Wolfgat in Paternoster on the West Coast was judged “Restaurant of the Year” as well as “Off-Map Destination” in the inaugural World Restaurant Awards,...

Restaurant review: 1890 House of Sushi

This is impressive: it’s the hottest day of the year – my car thermometer says 40 degrees – but 1890 House Sushi in Observatory...

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