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The Fledge & Co. HoekSteen 2014

The Fledge & Co. is the label belonging to Leon Coetzee and Margaux Nel (also winemaker at Calitzdorp’s Boplaas) with them sourcing grapes from...

Boplaas Cape Vintage CWG Auction Reserve 2006

When I tasted the Cape Vintage CWG Auction Reserve 2006 from Calitzdorp producer Carel Nel in August 2011 prior to the auction of that...

Cape Port Producers Association Challenge 2015 results

Results of the Cape Port Producers Association Challenge 2015 have just been announced. Winning wines as follows: Boplaas Cape Tawny Reserve Bin 1880 – Best...

Jeanri-Tine van Zyl: Time is the new money

Time. It has become the most precious commodity of our generation.  Owning your own limited hours on earth – instead of signing them over...

Boplaas 1880 Ox Wagon Reserve 8 Year Potstill Brandy

The Boplaas 1880 Ox Wagon Reserve 8 Year Potstill Brandy is as fine a liquor product as I’ve drunk all year. My first encounter...

Boplaas Touriga Nacional Family Reserve 2012

The entry on Jancisrobinson.com for Touriga Nacional reads as follows: “The most famous port variety grown also in the Dão region, and producing extremely...

Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2005

When to start drinking your Vintage Reserve Port-style wines? “10 to 15 years down the line, depending on vintage,” says Carel Nel of Boplaas...

Boplaas Cape Tawny Vintner’s Reserve

Boplaas Cape Tawny Vintner’s Reserve (W.O. Western Cape) comes highly decorated – double gold at Veritas 2013 and trophy for best entry overall at...