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Stellenbosch versus Bordeaux 2015 tasting

David Trafford of De Trafford in Stellenbosch recently hosted a tasting that pitched Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines from Stellenbosch against some leading examples from Bordeaux,...

Cameron Ewart-Smith: In search of the Ultimate Chardonnay

Chardonnay has always been divisive. In a recent article published by business magazine  Forbes entitled "Most wine drinkers don’t really understand Chardonnay’, Courtney Schiessl...

Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

To celebrate 21 years since Etienne le Riche set out on his own, a tasting of the Richesse 2014, the 2005, 2009 and 2014...

Le Riche Richesse 2014

How to account for the fun factor when assessing wine? The Richesse 2014 from Stellenbosch cellar sees Cinsaut included in a wine that was...

Top 100 SA Wines 2014 results

The Top 100 SA Wines competition, now in its fourth year, attracted 491 entries up 15% on 2013. Le Riche Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon won a...

Le Riche Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Le Riche Wines was founded by Etienne Le Riche in 1996 after more than 20 years at prominent Stellenbosch property Rustenberg. The maiden 1997...

Nederburg Private Bin D252 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2009

I’m not one to dismiss single-variety Sauvignon Blanc as inherently inferior à la some of our more high-profile critics and anybody making wine in...

Le Riche Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Auctions are theoretically the best way of establishing the true market value of whatever is up for sale so what to make of turnover...