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La Motte Franschhoek Syrah 2016

The Syrah from La Motte was a multi-regional blend for a long time but since 2015, grapes are sourced exclusively from this cellar’s own...

Top wines of January 2019

Here are our three most highly rated current-release wines of last month: The Foundry Grenache Blanc 2015 – 95/100 (read original review here) Remhoogte Honeybunch Chenin...

Revenant Red 2017

A revenant is “one that returns after death or a long absence” according to the back label of the red blend by the same...

Colmant appoints Paul Gerber as new winemaker

Paul Gerber will shortly be joining Colmant Cap Classique and Champagne in Franschhoek as winemaker. He was previously at nearby Le Lude where he...

Springfield Life from Stone Sauvignon Blanc 2016 vs Special Cuvée Sauvignon...

Same variety, same producer, different sites – it’s always fascinating to taste the two examples of Sauvignon Blanc from Robertson property Springfield, namely Life...

JH Meyer Palmiet Chardonnay 2017

Johan “Stompie” Meyer admits to something of a love affair with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, making small batches from various sites, sourcing only organic...

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Stellenbosch versus Bordeaux 2015 tasting

David Trafford of De Trafford in Stellenbosch recently hosted a tasting that pitched Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines from Stellenbosch against some leading examples from Bordeaux,...