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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...

Cape White Blend Report 2018: Call for entries

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the third Cape White Blend Report, the focus being wines with a significant Chenin Blanc component, specifically greater than...

Wine Reviews

Luddite Shiraz 2014

Niels Verburg, winemaker at Bot River property Luddite, relates that though his Shiraz has been nominated for 5 Stars in Platter’s every vintage since...

The Chocolate Block 2017

The Chocolate Block from Boekenhoutskloof, always a supremely reliable red blend, seems to have gone to the next level with the 2017 vintage. Total...

Wine News

Win a wine and food pairing with Creation Wines

The Art of Pinot Noir 2015 from Creation Wines was judged best wine overall in this year’s Tonnellerie Saint Martin Pinot Noir Report. Now...

Platter’s 2019

Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2019 has just been launched. A total of 90 wines achieved the maximum Five Star rating...

Reports

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...

Opinion and Analysis

Joanne Gibson: On the ‘lazy life’ of early alcohol retail in...

Over the past few months, I have shown that wine was produced at the Cape from 1659 onwards. To start with there wasn’t much...

Tim James: The styles of Cabernet Franc

The first Cape winery to offer a wine made solely from cabernet franc was Landskroon, it seems, with a 1983. The grape had been...

Food

Restaurant Review: Hesheng Chinese Restaurant

Meet one of Cape Town’s food heroes: This is Zeng Meie, better known to her customers as “Ma”. She makes arguably the best dim...

Restaurant review: Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine

Growing up I called it a chatterbox. My ten-year-old son says it’s a paku-paku. Either way I was charmed when the menu at the...

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