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Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc 2018

Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc from winemaker Reenen Borman and business partners Henk Kotze and Fritz Schoon as part of the Ron Burgundy Wines initiative is...

Benguela Cove Catalina Semillon 2017

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is situated on the Bot River estuary pretty much equidistant between the village of Bot River itself and Hermanus....

Tim James: Hanging out with the Stellenbosch new-wave

I visited Bluegum Grove a few weeks back. It sounds like the name of Australian sunshine-in-a-bottle designed for a British supermarket but in fact,...

Migliarina Grey Matters Pinot Gris 2017

Carsten Migliarina is a former sommelier who learnt winemaking on the job, his own label founded in 2002. New releases to catch the eye...

Ever wondered what happened to Vergelegen?

10 years ago, Vergelegen in Somerset West would’ve been considered among South Africa’s top five wine properties by most commentators while currently, few would...

Die Kat se Snor Cinsault 2017

Gerhard Smith, winemaker at Creation in Hemel en Aarde Ridge, also has his own label called Die Kat se Snor, one of the current...

Maanschijn Spin Cycle Verdelho 2017

Maanschijn is the label belonging to Paul Hoogwerf and Doug Mylrea who make wine out a barn between Stanford and Hermanus. Spin Cycle Verdelho 2017...

The Foundry Roussanne 2017

What to expect from single-variety Roussanne? The 2017 as made by Chris Williams under The Foundry label has a curious neutrality about it in...