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SA vs Rest of World Chardonnay tasting

Yesterday, the fifth annual South Africa vs the Rest of the World tasting organized by Tim Atkin and Samantha O’Keefe of Lismore in Greyton...

Plaisir de Merle Grand Brut 2016

Is Plaisir de Merle the most under-leverage brand under Distell’s thrall? The Grand Brut 2016, near equal parts Chardonnay and Pinot Noir apparently and...

Waterford Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Is Stellenbosch right to be backing single-variety Cabernet Sauvignon as it has done via the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective as opposed to Cape Bordeaux-style Red...

Boschendal go in pursuit of an icon wine

During events carried out simultaneously on the Boschendal estate outside Franschhoek, at the Daytona Showroom in Johannesburg and The Ash steakhouse and bar in...

The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2019

KWV is ranked 45th and Nederburg 47th out of 50 in the annual The World’s Most Admired Wine Brands survey by UK publication Drinks...

Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2019

The Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2019 attracted over 1000 entries from 26 countries with judging held in Udine, Italy. Results were announced yesterday with...

Diemersdal Grüner Veltliner 2018

Diemersdal in Durbanville remains the only South African cellar to do a version of Austria's signature grape Grüner Veltliner, the vineyards established in 2009...

Results of the Wine Label Design Awards 2019

Results of the fifth annual Wine Label Design Awards proudly sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel, with Synchron and UPM Raflatac in a secondary...