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Tokara Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

The inaugural Cabernet Sauvignon Report, compiled in 2012, saw four wines rated 5 Stars, these being De Trafford 2009, Delaire Reserve 2009, Graham Beck...

Win a 12-bottle case of Mulderbosch Rosé 2018!

What wine to serve your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Mulderbosch suggests its Rosé 2018 – suitably pink but a paler, more alluring shade than...

Solace Syrah 2016

Solace Syrah from Iona in Elgin is an expression of a vineyard in the Elgin Valley, not as high as the majority of this...

Kottabos Grenache Syrah 2018

The 2018s under the Kottabos label as made by Reenen Borman from Polkadraai Hills fruit seem a shade less impressive than the 2017s, perhaps...

Sauvignon Blanc round-up

There is plenty of clean, fresh and ultimately forgettable Sauvignon Blanc around but here are four that stood out in a recent tasting of...

Smiley Spesiale 2017

If you’re in the vinyl camp when it comes to the vinyl versus digital debate, then there’s every chance that you’ll like the Smiley...

Zigging when others zag – Springfield launches an Albariño

"Could yesterday’s lunch at Chapman’s Peak Hotel to celebrate the release of the maiden-vintage Springfield Albariño 2018 really be the first ever function that...

Mullineux Syrah 2016

The three Single Terroir examples of Syrah from Mullineux – Granite, Iron and Schist – are very, very good (see reviews of the 2016s...