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Win a mixed case of Cape Bordeaux red blends!

Win a six-bottle mixed case of wine made up of some of the top performers from last year’s Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report. Featured wines: Beyerskloof...

Metzer Family “Maritime” Chenin Blanc 2017

The maiden 2016 vintage Metzer Family Chenin Blanc from a 1964 vineyard in the foothills of Stellenbosch’s Helderberg mountain of was a fine effort...

Overgaauw CIWG D.C. Classic 1983

Special guest at the second annual HelloMerlot keynote dinner, hosted by Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons, was Kimberlee Nicholls of Markham Vineyards in Napa, California...

Scions of Sinai Granietsteen Chenin Blanc 2017

Scions of Sinai is Bernhard Bredell’s way of honouring his family’s farming heritage – he grew up on Helderzicht farm in the lower Heldeberg...

Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2006

Boplaas in Calitzdorp has again made available its Port-style Cape Vintage Reserve 2006 at R1 200 a bottle along with the release of the...

David & Nadia Hoë-Steen Chenin Blanc 2017

By 2017, the drought was tightening its grip in the Swartland and this seems to show in the wines of David & Nadia Sadie,...

Vondeling Rurale Blanc de Noir 2015

Pétillant-naturel – abbreviated to “pét-nat” among hipsters and involving the méthode ancestrale of production, i.e. stopping an unfinished fermentation and then bottling the wine...

Bellingham The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2015 – 2017

One of Chenin Blanc’s great strengths is also a great weakness – it’s capable of a multitude of legitimate stylistic expressions, the result being...