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
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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
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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
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Win a six-bottle mixed case of wine made up of some of the top performers from the recent Prescient Chardonnay Report. Featured wines: Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve 2016 – 95/100 Eikendal 2016 – 95/100 Hartenberg The Eleanor 2015 – 93/100 Rustenberg Stellenbosch 2016 – 95/100 Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch 2016 – 93/100 Uva Mira 2016 […]

November 6, 2017
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Platter’s 2018

Major achievers in Platter’s 2018: White Wine of the Year: The Foundry Grenache Blanc 2015 Red Wine of the Year: Nederburg Two Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Dessert Wine of the Year Unfortified: Klein Constatia Vin de Constance 2013 Dessert Wine of the Year Fortified: Beaumont Starboard Dessert Wine NV Winery of the Year: Raats Family […]

November 3, 2017
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Top six wines of October 2017

Here are our seven most highly rated current-release wines of last month: Black Elephant Vintners The Dark Side of the Vine Semillon 2015 – 97 (read original review here) Beeslaar Pinotage 2016 – 95 (read original review here) Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2016 – 95 (read original review here) Eikendal Chardonnay 2016 – 95 […]

November 1, 2017
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Distell’s new head winemaker announced

Distell, SA’s largest producer-wholesaler, has appointed Niël Groenewald as head winemaker, replacing Razvan Macici who departed suddenly in March this year. Groenewald (42) holds an MBA from UCT and a BSc Hons from Stellenbosch University. He leaves DGB-owned Bellingham after 14 vintages as chief winemaker. In recent years, he was also responsible for the marketing […]

October 31, 2017
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Win a six-bottle mixed cases of wine featuring some of the top performers from the recent Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report. Featured wines: Bizoe Henriëtta 2016 – 93/100 Cape Point Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2015 – 93/100 Gabriëlskloof The Landscape Series Magdalena 2016 – 93/100 Marianne Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – 93/100 Nederburg Private Bin […]

October 30, 2017
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