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Lourensford Chrysalis Red 2015

There’s no accounting for taste - whereas colleague Tim James is positive about the two new top-end wines from Helderberg property Lourensford (see here)...

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...

Lourensford Cuvée 89 2007

The Cuvée 89 2007, a Méthode Cap Classique from Lourensford in Somerset West, gets its name from the fact that it spent 89 months...

Lourensford Reserve White Blend 2012

A lot of Sauvignon Blanc could do with some jazzing up and that’s precisely what Lourensford in Somerset West has done with its Reserve...

Interview: Hannes Nel of Lourensford

From the June issue of Business Day WANTED: On the edge of Somerset West, at the foot of the Helderberg mountains, lies businessman Christo...

Markets in the winelands

A round-up of some of the best markets in the Cape winelands. Blaauwklippen Family Market, Stellenbosch Sundays, 10am to 3pm www.blaauwklippen.com Families are welcome! Expect arts, crafts, food...

Chocolate and wine pairings in the winelands

Don’t believe those stick-in-the-muds who say that chocolate doesn’t pair with wine. When done well, there are few things as deliciously decadent. It’s a...

Christmas in the winelands

Why not make this Christmas holiday a real holiday and allow someone else to do the cooking and washing up? The Cape winelands has...