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Epicurean 2011

Epicurean is the wine brand owned by businessmen Mutle Mogase and Moss Ngoasheng plus former Gauteng premier Mbhazima Shilowa (former partner in the venture...

Blake’s Boys Chenin Blanc 2016

Andries Blake, now manager at Klawer Cellars, previously spent 17 years at Swartland Winery. No surprise then that his Chenin Blanc made from grapes...

Wightman, Gouws & Clarke Dry Red 2017

The variety from which the Wightman, Gouws & Clarke Dry Red is made might get played down in terms of weighting on the label...

Ashbourne Pinotage 2015

Ashbourne 2015 from Anthony Hamilton Russell and team is the first release under this label since the 2010 vintage and whereas previous incarnations of...

Ashbourne Pinotage Cinsault 2017

Realising that Pinotage has gone largely overlooked by the Young Guns resident in the Swartland, Anthony Hamilton Russell and team have come up with...

Joostenberg The Family Blend 2016

The entry-level Family Blend 2015 from Joostenberg in Paarl was a decent enough drop (see here) but the 2016 is remarkable, offering some of...

Grangehurst 350 Celebration Vintage Pinotage 2009

According to Jan van Riebeek’s diary, wine was first made in the Cape on 2 February 1659. In 2009, Stellenbosch property Grangehurst harvested its...

Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2015

The 2015 vintage of Epilogue Syrah from Boschkloof in Stellenbosch seems altogether more sleek and powerful than the stand-out 2014. The nose is rather...