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Christian Eedes

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Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2007 vs. Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2007

To go with tomato and blue cheese tart for lunch yesterday, two bottle of Sauvingon Blanc 2007 from Elgin producer Iona, one closed with...

Veritas 2010

Editorial largely superfluos but 64 double gold medals awarded relative to 1 733 entries. For the first time since the comptition's inception twenty years...

Koelenbosch Sangiovese 2009

Just back from the launch of Wine magazine’s Best Value Wine Guide 2011 sponsored by Ultra Liquors. Joint best value cellars of the year...

Sauvignon Blanc reconsidered

France is the country with the most plantings of Sauvignon Blanc at 26 304ha, ahead of New Zealand in second place with 16 205ha...

Neil Ellis CIWG Shiraz 1996

Google Neil Ellis CIWG Shiraz 1996 and seemingly the only reference online to it is as an item available from The Sheikh’s Palace, the...

Spice Route Malabar 2002

Visit the website for Swartland winery Spice Route, and records for flagship red blend Malabar only go back as far as 2003. In fact,...

Haskell Pillars 2008

Haskell Vineyards is the Helderberg property acquired by international property and mining magnate Preston Haskell in 2002. Rianie Strydom, previously of Morgenhof, acted as...

Topical pic: WINE magazine’s Blanc de Noir and Rosé tasting under...

This year’s Blanc de Noir and Rosé tasting to be reported on in the December issue of WINE magazine has attracted 110 submissions compared...