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Alheit Vineyards Huilkrans Chenin Blanc 2017

Asked why SA top-end wines seem to get better almost year on year, Chris Alheit of Alheit Vineyards gives two reasons: 1) scrutiny –...

Porseleinberg Syrah 2016

Porseleinberg, the Swartland property owned by Boekenhoutskloof, has just released the 2016 vintage of its Syrah and it’s probably the least esoteric vintage to...

Cirrus Syrah 2015

Cirrus Wines is a partnership between Jean Engelbrecht of Rust en Vrede in Stellenbosch and the Duncan family of Silver Oak in Napa Valley,...

Reyneke Chenin Blanc 2016 vs Reyneke Natural Chenin Blanc 2016

The Chenin Blanc from biodynamci producer Reyneke Wines in Stellenbosch has always been top notch but In 2016, Stellenbosch grower Johan Reyneke and winemaker...

Kloovenburg Carignan 2016

Kloovenburg  in the Swartland is a 300ha property with some 130ha under vineyard. The first commercial releases were in 1998 and it was the...

Saurwein Nom Pinot Noir 2017

Jessica Saurwein seems to grow ever more assured when it comes to the making of her Nom Pinot Noir, the 2017 being her third...

A.A. Badenhorst Bokveld Pinot Noir 2017

Clearly not even Adi Badenhorst is capable of resisting the allure of Pinot Noir with him now trying his hand at the variety using...

Kleine Zalze Cellar Selection Bush Vines Chenin Blanc 2013

To celebrate International Drink Chenin Day this past Friday, Kleine Zalze hosted a tasting of the 2013, 2015 and 2017 vintages of its three...