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Malu Lambert: Interview with Chris Williams of Meerlust

“We’re bottling today,” explains cellar master Chris Williams over the din of a mobile bottling unit parked outside Meerlust’s cellar. He leads me past...

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...

Winemag.co.za celebrates its 25th anniversary

Wine magazine, the forerunner of Winemag.co.za, was launched in October 1993. The late Harold Eedes was publisher and Mike Froud, now of TopWineSA.com, was...

Meerlust Pinot Noir 2016

Is there any other South African property which manages to apply both the Bordeaux and Burgundy template as convincingly as Meerlust in Stellenbosch? Famed...

Top wines of April 2018

Here are our six most highly rated current-release wines of last month: Leeu Passant Dry Red 2016 - 96/100 (read original review here) Thistle & Weed...

Meerlust Rubicon 2015

What more to say about Rubicon 2015 from Stellenbosch property Meerlust subsequent to its 97+ rating from Greg Sherwood MW and wine buyer at...

Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

If the Cabernet Sauvignon from Stellenbosch property Meerlust has tended to be rather too thin and green in recent times, the 2014 vintage is...

Meerlust Rubicon 2014

The 2014 vintage was generally considered difficult in Stellenbosch on account of untimely rain which led to uneven ripening but many of the wines...