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Top wines of March 2018

Here are our six most highly rated current-release wines of last month: Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc 2017 – 96 (read original review here) Van Loggerenberg Kameraderie Chenin...

Mullineux Old Vines White 2017

The Old Vines White 2017 from Chris and Andrea Mullineux is impeccably well made. A blend of 65% Chenin Blanc, 13% Grenache Blanc, 10%...

Craven new releases

Mick Craven of exclusively Stellenbosch Craven Wines describes the 2017 vintage as “really easy” when it came to deciding on when to pick and...

Does terroir get enough respect in SA?

Blending masks terroir. Is that a fair comment? Terroir is the notion that wine should taste of the place where the grapes grow. Wine,...

Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2016

What’s becoming clear with each successive vintage the Epilogue Syrah from Boschkloof is that while it’s one of the most elegant examples of the...

Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc 2017

That the excellent Patatsfontein Chenin Blanc as made by Reneen Borman of Boschkloof comes from a vineyard outside the Klein Karoo town of Montagu...

Lismore new releases

Samantha O’Keefe of Lismore in Greyton has released the first of her wines from the 2017 vintage, tasting notes and ratings as follows: Lismore The...

Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2018: Call for entries

In conjunction with multinational financial services company Prescient, Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the seventh annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report. Wines will be tasted blind by...