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Lomond SSV 2014

The SSV 2014 from Lomond near Gansbaai is a blend of 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 16% Semillon and 4% Viognier, the latter two components fermented...

Lomond Cape Agulhas Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Lomond Cape Agulhas Sauvignon Blanc 2015 received a bronze medal at the recently announced Veritas Awards 2015, which might suggest it’s not worth bothering...

Lomond Cat’s Tail Syrah 2012

UK restaurant critic A.A. Gill once observed that “(c)ritics may well be like eunuchs in a harem who know how it’s done, having seen...

Jeanri-Tine van Zyl: On drinking buddies

I can’t be friends with anyone who doesn’t drink. This is not a comfortable confession to make. Even an attempt at refining the admission...

Steenberg Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Steenberg Yesterday I joined Steenberg general manager John Loubser, winemaker JD Pretorius and about a dozen of their colleagues to undertake a benchmark tasting...

Lomond SMV 2013

Gansbaai property Lomond recently released the maiden 2013 vintage of a Rhône-inspired blend consisting of 72% Shiraz, 12% Mourvèdre and 6% Viognier (approximate retail...

Oak Valley Pinot Noir 2012

In a less than stellar showing at this year’s Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, Pinot Noir collected no gold medals, a single silver (Paul...