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Slanghoek Vinay Crispy White N/V (1-litre bottle)

Is there reward to be had from a wine rated 2½ Stars? Tasting through the line-up of wines at Wine magazine’s Best Value Wine...

Topical pic: Wine magazine’s Best Value Wine Show

Yesterday the Wine magazine Best Value Wine Show at the The Vineyard Hotel & Spa in Newlands, Cape Town. Fifteen wineries present, those invited...

The Oak Valley Blend 2005

It’s a heretical position to take, but I don’t get Sauvignon Blanc from Elgin. Last night at the opening of Luke Dale-Roberts’s new restaurant...

Topical pic: The Test Kitchen by Luke Dale-Roberts opens

Last night the launch of the Test Kitchen, new restaurant of acclaimed chef Luke Dale-Roberts located at.the trendy Old Biscuit Mill complex on Albert...

SAA Wine Awards 2011

South African Airways recently announced the winners of the airline’s 24th annual wine awards arising out of its onboard wine selection for 2011. The...

Constantia Glen Three 2009

It’s curious how some new farms instantaneously enjoy a high profile and others wallow in obscurity for years. When Constantia Glen released its maiden...

Reyneke Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Reyneke Sauvignon Blanc 2009 is all ripe tropical fruit, broad in structure with soft acidity. It tastes like no other Sauvignon Blanc you’ve had...

Hamilton Russell Vineyards Pinot Noir 2007

Extraordinary synchronicity that Stellenbosch property Meerlust should celebrate 30 plus one years of its Bordeaux-style red blend Rubicon on Friday (see here) and that...