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CE’s top 20 SA wineries

Tim James on behalf of the Mail & Guardian recently conducted a poll of 29 wine professionals to establish a top 20 list of...

Platter’s 2012: Wines rated 5 Stars

45 wines out of a total of 140 nominated have earned a rating of 5 Stars in Platter’s 2012 (compared to 58 out of...

Topical pic – Djokovic a big fan of SA Sauvignon Blanc?

Is local Sauvignon Blanc too "green"? Not if you're Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who munched down on some of the grass on Wimbledon centre...

Is SA Chenin Blanc really that good?

I’m still waiting for my April issue of Decanter to arrive in the letter box, but a recent posting on A Word from the...

Mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins belts it out at Vergelegen

“There’s no need to liven up a Tchaikovsky piano concerto. It’s lively enough already,” observed my wife as we listened to a particularly energetic...

Villiera Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A lot has happened in the local Sauvignon Blanc category since Jeff Grier of Stellenbosch winery Villiera won the title of Diners Club Winemaker...