the. Cabernet Franc 2014

Brian Smith of Elgin Ridge Wines and Niels Verburg of Luddite yesterday launched the. Cabernet Franc 2014, available at R15 000 per three-bottle case, effectively making it the second most expensive wine in the country (behind 4G 67 Imizuzu 2014 at R5 600 a bottle and ahead of De Toren’s Book XVII 2015 and The […]

November 17, 2017
by Christian
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Woolworths Signature Series

The new Signature Series range of wines from retailer Woolworths sees consultant Allan Mullins collaborating with some of the top names in the wine industry. There are six wines in all, tasting notes and ratings as follows: Signature Series Sauvignon Blanc 2017 by Duncan Savage (Savage wines) Price: R129.99 Includes a dash of Semillon. Some […]

November 16, 2017
by Christian
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Wine Judging Academy 2018: Applications open

Leading wine critic Michael Fridjhon will again be running his wine judging academy from Thursday 5 April to Saturday 7 April next year at the Cullinan Hotel in Cape Town. The cost for the course is R8 795.00 per person inclusive of VAT, all meals, accommodation and course materials. Applications close on 15 December 2017. […]

November 16, 2017
by Christian
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Reyneke Syrah 2015

While the accolades for recent vintages of the Syrah from biodynamic-certified Stellenbosch producer Reyneke have rolled in, I felt some were a little too “wild”. I’m glad to say that I have no such misgivings about the 2015 vintage. Spontaneous fermentation, incorporating 30% whole bunch, occurred in concrete egg while maturation lasting 16 months took […]

November 16, 2017
by Christian
with 2 Comments

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017 – trophy winners

Local wines to win varietal trophies at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition were as follows: Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Merlot 2014 Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2015 Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage 2013 Nederburg II Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Plaisir De Merle Grand Brut 2014 Stellenrust 52 Barrel fermented Chenin Blanc 2016 The South African […]

November 16, 2017
by Christian
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Cape White Blend Report 2017

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the second annual Cape White Blend Report – in order to be eligible, wines had to contain a Chenin Blanc component of more than 15% and less than 85%. 38 entries from 31 producers were received and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by the three-person panel, scoring […]

November 15, 2017
by Christian
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Boekenhoutskloof Semillon 2015

South Africa’s old vines and their potential to produce wines of greatness is very much under discussion right now but Boekenhoutskloof have been working with old-vine Franschhoek Semillon since the late 1990s and its quality credentials are impeccable. The 2015 is as good as ever. Noteworthy about this vintage is that the wine contains 3% […]

November 15, 2017
by Christian
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Landau du Val Semillon 2014

Old-vine Semillon from Franschhoek really is something special – think Boekenhoutskloof, Alheit La Colline and, of course, Landau du Val, the 2014 vintage from the latter launched yesterday. From a block certified as having been planted in 1905, it was made by Wynand Grobler of Rickety Bridge, who tells of a particularly adventurous approach to […]

November 14, 2017
by Christian
with 1 Comment
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