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Haskell Vineyards appoints new winemaker

Haskell Vineyards in Stellenbosch has appointed Rudolph Steenkamp, previously assistant winemaker at Groot Constantia, as winemaker and vineyard manager. He replaces Rianie Strydom, who...

Top wines of August 2018

Here are our four most highly rated wines of last month: Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2014 – 97/100 (read original review here) Laibach Chenin Blanc...

Excelsior Evanthius Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Robertson property Excelsior is both wine farm and thoroughbred stud, the reserve range bearing names of famous horses. Of the 220ha under vineyard, Cabernet...

Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge 2018 winners

Results of the fifth annual Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge, convened by the producer body known as the Chenin Blanc Association, are...

2018 CWG Auction wines rated

The 34th Nedbank CWG Auction is open to the public and will be held at the Spier Conference Centre in the Stellenbosch Winelands on...

Le Vin de François 2016

Chateau Naudé Wine Creation, sees François Naudé, previously of L’Avenir, in business with son François jnr and daughter Melissa, to create a top-end Pinotage...

Breedekloof Makers new releases

Breedekloof Makers, the producer body consisting of various wineries from the region intent on uplifting their collective image through premium Chenin Blanc, recently showcased...

Wanted: Part-time contributor

Do YOU love your Cinsault as much as your Cabernet Sauvignon? Do you know your Eben Sadie from your David Sadie? And do you...