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SA winemaker interview: Riandri Visser of Cape Point Vineyards

“This morning the cellar smelled like mussels and I could hear the ocean in the background,” says winemaker of Cape Point Vineyards, Riandri Visser....

Malu Lambert: Interview with Chris Williams of Meerlust

“We’re bottling today,” explains cellar master Chris Williams over the din of a mobile bottling unit parked outside Meerlust’s cellar. He leads me past...

Malu Lambert: Interview with JC Martin of Creation Wines

As soon as I arrive at Creation Wines, my phone loses signal—it feels like an instruction from the cosmos to focus on the unbeatable...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Brad Paton of Buitenverwachting

In the contemporary confines of Constantia property Buitenverwachting’s tasting room, winemaker Brad Paton places three glasses of white wine in front of me. “Taste these...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Klaas Stoffberg of Babylonstoren

“You’ve got to cultivate your garden,” says winemaker of Babylonstoren, Klaas Stoffberg. The line comes from Voltaire’s novella Candide, and it inspired the name...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Bernard le Roux of Zorgvliet

Tall, and wiry with a surfer’s coiled energy Bernard Le Roux hops up into his vintage Landrover—we’ve met at the cellar—and drives us to...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Rianie Strydom of Strydom Family Wines

Rianie Strydom has this way of focusing her attention on you that makes you feel that what you’re saying is important. A conversation with...

Malu Lambert: Interview with Warren Ellis of Neil Ellis Wines

“We’re making wines to age,” says Warren Ellis. Warren, the eldest son of Neil Ellis, teamed up with his dad several years ago to...