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...

Prescient Chardonnay Report 2018: Call for entries

In conjunction with multinational financial services company Prescient, Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the eighth annual Chardonnay Report. Wines will be tasted blind by a...

Wine Reviews

Strooidak Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

The Strooidakkerk (Thatched Roof Church) was consecrated in 1805 in Paarl and is the oldest building still currently used for devotions by the Dutch...

Storm Vrede Chardonnay 2017

Hannes Storm is the poster boy for top-end Pinot Noir but you shouldn’t overlook his Vrede Chardonnay, the 2017 recently tasted at Cape Wine. Grapes...

Wine News

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018 results

The results of the SA judging sessions of the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2018 were announced today. Local wines winning the top accolade...

Tim Atkin South Africa Special Report 2018

The sixth annual Tim Atkin South Africa Special Report is now out, the British journalist and Master of Wine awarding his first ever 100-point...


Sweet Wine Report 2018

The inaugural Sweet Wine Report is now out, the focus being on 1) Natural Sweet; 2) Noble Late Harvest; 3) Straw Wine; 4) Hanepoot...

Signature Red Blend Report 2018

The third annual Signature Red Blend Report is now out. 68 entries were received from 54 producers for this year’s competition. These were tasted blind...

Opinion and Analysis

Tim James: A springtime visit to Botanica

Spring’s arrival has seemed rather more convincing in the Western Cape the last few days, with sunny skies and warm sunshine. The vineyards have...

Tim James: The contents of your wine glass reconsidered

Turning my eyes from an array of online wine-business ugliness, I’ve been reading Wine and Place, a “terroir reader” largely composed of extracts furthering...


Restaurant review: Rendezvous Roadhouse

Children broaden horizons and mine took me to the Methodist Church hall in eMalahleni (née Witbank). After the ballet exam that occurred therein, the...

Restaurant review: Prashad Café

Krishan Peters is standing behind the counter of Prashad Café in Kloof Street. He’s wearing an Origin coffee apron; there’s a big, shiny coffee...

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