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2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges announced

Judges for the 10th annual 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges have been announced and I’m delighted to be included on the panel,...

Actor Michael Douglas disses wine tasting in Vanity Fair

In the March issue of Vanity Fair, actor Michael Douglas, famous for his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street, answers the Proust Questionnaire....

Uiterwyk Top of the Hill Pinotage 1996

This wine was the 1998 winner in Wine magazine’s Pinotage Champion of the Year competition and also received 5 Stars in the 1999 edition...

U2’s Bono enjoys La Motte wines

In an article entitled “Bono in Boland loo ‘adventure’” in today’s Sunday Times, it is reported that the U2 lead singer accidentally walked into...

Cathy van Zyl MW on Chenin Blanc

Some thoughts on the Chenin Blanc category from Cathy van Zyl MW and panel member at  this year's Wine magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge: Interesting but...

Overhex Winemaker’s Selection Shiraz 2010

Worcester-based operation Overhex Wines International (OWI) exports 12 million litres of wine a year. Of this, two million litres gets bottled in South Africa,...

Rust en Vrede 1694 Classification 2007

There have been four winemakers at Stellenbosch winery Rust en Vrede since Jannie Engelbrecht, father of current owner Jean, acquired it in 1978: first...

Dombeya Wines: In sickness and in health…

In a nifty piece of product placement, Stellenbosch winery Haskell Vineyards announced today that its wines have been chosen to be served at the...