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Piekenierskloof Grenache Blanc 2017

Majority shareholders in Piekenierskloof Wine Company are Potgieter and Oubaas van Zyl, who follow in the footsteps of their grandfather, Johan Abraham van Zyl,...

Dancho Luka Padstal Blanc 2018

What to expect from a table wine made from Muscat de Frontignan? Quite a lot in the case of the Dancho Luka Padstal Blanc...

Carinus Family Vineyards Rooidraai Chenin Blanc 2018

The 2018 vintage of Rooidraai Chenin Blanc, grapes from Hugo Carinus’s Swartland property and the wine made by Lukas van Loggerenberg, is the best...

Woman and Wolf Chenin Blanc 2018

Jolandie Fouché, winemaker at Kloovenburg in the Swartland, now has her own label called Woman and Wolf, maiden releases being a Chenin Blanc 2018...

Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2017

Is every subsequent vintage of Epilogue Syrah from Boschkloof as made by Reenen Borman destined to be measured against the superlative 2014? The 2017...

Chateau Libertas Classic Dry Red Blend 2017

As part of my recent effort to give users of this website a baseline when it comes to scoring, a bottle of Distell’s Chateau...

Spioenkop Elgin Pinotage 2018

Koen Roose of Spioenkop in Elgin, nothing if not individualist, is constantly re-imagining how his wines might be better, and watching his progress from...

Revenge of the Crayfish Chenin Blanc 2018

Those who monitor SA wine social media closely will have noticed the incredible hype surrounding the small-batch Revenge of the Crayfish Chenin Blanc 2018...