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Merlot Report 2019: Call for entries

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the third annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum. Wines will be...

Alternative Varieties Report 2019

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the second annual Alternative Varieties Report focusing on single-variety wines which fall outside the mainstream. 44 white wine entries and...

Wine Reviews

Springfield Whole Berry Cabinet Sauvignon 2017

Whole berry fermentation (grapes left uncrushed) is done to preserve fruit and keep tannins soft and this is precisely how the Whole Berry Cabinet...

Radford Dale The Renaissance of Chenin Blanc 2017

Several new releases from Radford Dale are coming to market, tasting notes and ratings as follows: Radford Dale Thirst Clairette Blanche 2018 – 87/100 Price: R155 Flowers...

Wine News

Mulderbosch under new US ownership

It has been announced that Stellenbosch winery Mulderbosch was acquired at the end of last year by an investment group led by Third Leaf...

Cabernet Franc Challenge 2019: Results

Results of the fourth annual Cabernet Franc Challenge convened by Cobie van Oort, wine marketing consultant and organiser of the Cabernet Franc Carnival, were...

Reports

Results of the Beer Label Design Awards 2019

Results of the second annual Beer Label Design Awards proudly sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel, with Synchron and UPM Raflatac, in a secondary...

10 Year Old Wine Report 2019

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2019 – featuring wines from the 2009 vintage. 92 entries from 42 producers were...

Opinion and Analysis

Michael Fridjhon: SA wine’s essential problem – too many small producers,...

The impassioned pleas of the wine industry for an increase in the price of grapes or bulk wine have been based on the commercial...

Tim James: Food, mood and orange wine

The intricate game of pairing food and wine has never much appealed to me, let alone convinced me of its necessity. I have, however,...

Food

Restaurant review: Sepial’s Kitchen, Salt River

It’s not easy to make a good vegan meal. To make vegan meals of fine dining standard is challenging. You could say it’s reaching...

Restaurant review: InterContinental O.R. Tambo Airport

Perhaps there are people who eat hotel room service fully clothed and at a table but I have yet to meet them. If they...

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