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Merlot Report 2019: Call for entries

Winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the third annual Merlot Report in association with the official producer body known as the Merlot Forum. Wines will be...

Alternative Varieties Report 2019

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the second annual Alternative Varieties Report focusing on single-variety wines which fall outside the mainstream. 44 white wine entries and...

Wine Reviews

Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

There was a period not so long ago when the red wines of Vergelegen presented as exceptionally green (the bad old leaf-roll virus days?)...

Kanonkop Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

The Cabernet Sauvignon from Kanonkop in Stellenbosch has a reputation for being immensely age-worthy and you again expect that the 2014 (Wine Cellar price:...

Wine News

Cabernet Franc Challenge 2019: Results

Results of the fourth annual Cabernet Franc Challenge convened by Cobie van Oort, wine marketing consultant and organiser of the Cabernet Franc Carnival, were...

Win a mixed case of alternative variety wines!

We’re offering you the chance to win a six-bottle mixed case of top performing wines from the recently released Alternative Varieties Report. Wines on...

Reports

Results of the Beer Label Design Awards 2019

Results of the second annual Beer Label Design Awards proudly sponsored by self-adhesive label supplier Rotolabel, with Synchron and UPM Raflatac, in a secondary...

10 Year Old Wine Report 2019

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2019 – featuring wines from the 2009 vintage. 92 entries from 42 producers were...

Opinion and Analysis

Tim James: Food, mood and orange wine

The intricate game of pairing food and wine has never much appealed to me, let alone convinced me of its necessity. I have, however,...

SA wine history: Vergelegen after WA van der Stel (plus the...

Before his departure from the Cape on 23 April 1708, dismissed governor Willem Adriaan van der Stel oversaw the grape harvest at his showcase...

Food

Restaurant review: InterContinental O.R. Tambo Airport

Perhaps there are people who eat hotel room service fully clothed and at a table but I have yet to meet them. If they...

Restaurant Review: The Lebanese Bakery

It’s an ordinary, drizzly Thursday afternoon in suburban Cape Town. Business is hardly buzzing at the far end of Imam Haron Road. Still, Lebanese...

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