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Tonnellerie Saint Martin Pinot Noir Report 2018: Call for entries

In conjunction with Tonnellerie Saint Martin, Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the second annual Pinot Noir Report. Wines will be tasted blind by a three-person...

Signature Red Blend Report 2018

The third annual Signature Red Blend Report is now out. 68 entries were received from 54 producers for this year’s competition. These were tasted blind...

Wine Reviews

Mullineux Schist “Roundstone” Syrah 2016

The new Single Terroir wines from Swartland outfit Mullineux Wines are out and the three examples of Syrah are once again must-buys for any...

Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Cinsault 2017

That there is a large element of fashion to wine is borne out by the fact that Perdeberg Wines discontinued bottling a single-variety Cinsault...

Wine News

Oldenburg appoints Nic van Aarde as new winemaker

Oldenburg Vineyards in Banhoek has appointed Nic Van Aarde, previously of Warwick, as its winemaker, with effect from 1 November 2018. Current general manager and...

Absa Top 10 Pinotage Competition 2018 winners

Results of the 22nd annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition have just been announced, the winners as follows: Allée Bleue Black Series Old Vine 2016 Beyerskloof...

Reports

Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2018

The fourth annual Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report  is now out. 81 entries were received from 64 producers for this year’s competition and these were...

Merlot Report 2018

The second annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum and barrel suppliers Chene South Africa is...

Opinion and Analysis

Joanne Gibson: On some of the ‘invisible’ people of early Cape...

As Jeanne Viall, Wilmot James and Jakes Gerwel note in Grape - From Slavery to BEE - Stories of the Vineyards in South Africa,...

Tim James: On the new Lourensford flagship wines

Business magnates don’t always make the right decisions – or appoint the right people to do so – when it comes to their wine...

Food

Recipe: Pea and watercress soup with Sauvignon Blanc

Light and refreshing Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 4 cups (1l) chicken or vegetable...

Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Brownies with Ruby Port

Makes for a classic flavour combination. Ingredients - makes 12 large squares: 250g butter 2 cups (400g) caster sugar 3 large free range eggs 1½ cups (200g) of plain...

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