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New Cab clone planted at Ernie Els Wines

The Proprietor’s Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was rated 5 Stars in Platter’s 2014 and Louis Strydom, winemaker and managing director at this Helderberg winery, is...

Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc 1994

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Platter’s 2014

Major achievements in Platter’s South African Wine Guide 2014: Winery of the year Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Superquaffer of the Year Boland Kelder Five Climates Chenin Blanc...

Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2006

How much should we expect of top-end SA red when it comes to maturation potential? I think most get to optimum drinking a lot...

De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2008

The Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2008 from Calitzdorp producer De Krans comes festooned with stickers including one announcing its 5-Star rating in the 2011...

Chamonix Troika Reserve 2010

A tasting at Chamonix in Franschhoek on Friday but what to add that hasn’t been said already? It’s winery of the year in the...

Jacques Bruére Blanc de Blancs 2007

The stellar Villiera Monro Brut 2007 ( wine of show at this year’s Five Nations Wine Challenge, 5 Stars in Platter’s 2013) contains not...

Delaire Graff Laurence Graff Reserve 2009

Today the official launch of Laurence Graff Reserve 2009 from Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch. Essentially, it’s the five best barrels of Cab from...