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Riesling round-up

South African Riesling doesn’t get a lot of airtime but there’s increasingly good drinking to be had from this category. Here are four examples...

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...

Paul Cluver Seven Flags Pinot Noir 2016

Seven Flags is the designation for the top-of-the-range wines from Elgin property Paul Cluver Estate, the Pinot Noir 2016 made entirely from clone 113,...

Paul Cluver Noble Late Harvest 2017

Paul Cluver Wines in Elgin has released its first Noble Late Harvest in three years. From Riesling, there were two pickings involved, the first...

Sauvignon Blanc benchmark tasting

On Friday, Paul Cluver Estate in Elgin held a tasting to gauge the quality of its own Sauvignon Blanc against some of the other...

Sauvignon Blanc taste-off

Sauvignon Blanc is South Africa’s fifth most planted variety, area under vineyard having increased from 8 406ha in 2006 to 9 246ha in 2016....

Paul Cluver Estate Pinot Noir 2016

The shortcomings of cork as a wine closure – taint and random bottle oxidation – are pointed out ad nauseam by its detractors but...

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017: Results

The Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 were announced recently. The competition attracted over 17 200 entries and the following South African wines featured: Platinum –...