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Boplaas The 1932 Block Hanepoot 2015

Two comforting drops for a cold winter’s night from Boplaas in Calitzdorp: Boplaas The 1932 Block Hanepoot 2015 Price: R150 per 500ml bottle From an old block...

City on a Hill White 2016

André Bruyns, assistant winemaker to David and Nadia Sadie of the Swartland, also makes a white blend under his own label called City on...

Bon Courage Inkara Shiraz 2014

Syrah du Monde is an annual French competition focusing on the famous Rhône variety, 372 entries from 26 countries received this year. South Africa...

Uitkyk Chenin Blanc 2015

Lusan, the joint venture between Distell and German businessman Hans Schrieber, is dissolving with Le Bonheur and Stellenzicht sold and Uitkyk evidently also on...

David & Nadia Siebritskloof new releases

The Siebritskloof wines that David and Nadia Sadie make are from vineyards on the Paardebosch farm where they are based. Tasting notes and ratings...

David & Nadia new releases

It’s becoming clear that winemakers needed to be particularly shrewd in hot and dry 2016, a vintage with very little room for error. Get...

Paul Cluver Estate Pinot Noir 2016

The shortcomings of cork as a wine closure – taint and random bottle oxidation – are pointed out ad nauseam by its detractors but...

Baleia Erhard Pinot Noir 2014

Originally grain and sheep farmers, the Joubert family established vineyards on their farm Dassieklip near the town of Vermaaklikheid on the Cape South Coast...