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Concours Mondial 2016 results

The 2016 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles was held over 1 to 3 May in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and attracted over 8 750 wines from 51 producer countries. Results were announced recently and top performing South African wines were as follows: Grand Gold Medals Clos Malverne Auret 2013 Kleine Zalze Cellar Selection Unwooded Chardonnay 2015 Lourensford Limited […]

May 27, 2016
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Buy now! SA’s best Cabernet Sauvignon available from Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar, our preferred wine merchant, has the following top performing wines from the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report, available for purchase: Plaisir de Merle 2012 -93 points Price: R190 Vergenoegd 2011 – 91 points Price: R200 Boekenhoutskloof Stellenbosch 2014 – 90 points Price: R420 Fleur du Cap Unfiltered 2013 – 90 points Price: R150 Kleine […]

May 26, 2016
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Cabernet Sauvigon Public Tasting – Johannesburg

Please join Winemag.co.za for an informative seated tasting of some the top performing wines in the Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2016. The tasting will be presented by Winemag.co.za editor Christian Eedes along with Morné Vrey of Delaire Graff and Johan Jordaan of Spier. Wines included in the line-up: Boekenhoutskloof Stellenbosch 2014 Delaire Graff Reserve 2013 […]

May 19, 2016
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The Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2016

In conjunction with Prescient, a multinational financial services provider, Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the fifth annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report (previously the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report). Wines to rate 90 or higher on the 100-point scale were as follows: 94 Delaire Graff Reserve 2013 Price: R500 Spier Woolworths Private Collection 2013 Woolworths price: R149.95 […]

May 19, 2016
by Christian
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Shiraz Challenge 2016 winners

Results of the fourth annual Shiraz Challenge organised by producer body Shiraz SA were announced yesterday. The top twelve were as follows: Alto 2013 Babylonstoren 2014 Cederberg 2014 De Morgenzon Reserve Syrah 2014 Eagles’ Nest 2013 Fairview Eenzaamheid 2013 KWV The Mentors 2013 KWV Laborie Limited Collection 2014 Rickety Bridge 2013 Saronsberg 2014 Strandveld Syrah […]

May 19, 2016
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International Wine Challenge 2016 results

Both Tranche 1 (tasted in November last year) and Tranche 2 (tasted in April) of  the International Wine Challenge 2016 have now been completed and local wines to win gold as follows: Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Charles Back Marks & Spencer Stonedance Roussanne 2015 DeMorgenzon Reserve Chardonnay 2015 DeMorgenzon Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015 DeMorgenzon Maestro […]

May 12, 2016
by Christian
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Fable Mountain Vineyards appoints new winemaker

After the shock departure of winegrowers Rebecca Tanner and Paul Nicholls from high-profile Tulbagh winery Fable Mountain Vineyards earlier this year, owners Terroir Life have announced that Tremayne Smith, previously assistant winemaker at Mullineux and Leeu Family Wines. Terroir Life was founded by Charles Banks, former owner of cult California winery Screaming Eagle. Other wineries […]

May 11, 2016
by Christian
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Three new Cape Wine Masters announced

Three new graduates were recently awarded their certificates as Cape Wine Masters (CWM) by the Cape Wine Academy and Institute of Cape Wine Masters. These were: Janno Briers-Louw, MD of Eenzaamheid, Paarl Jacques Steyn, national sales manager for Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch Karin Visser, Western Cape sales manager of fine wine importing company Great Domaines […]

May 9, 2016
by Christian
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