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Is Cab still King?

South African Cabernet Sauvignon urgently needs some custodianship. Many think of it as a mainstay of the industry with wines like GS 1966 and...

Michael Fridjhon: Cab vs Shiraz – which will prevail?

I arrived recently at what turned out to be a BYO restaurant (there are still a few about) located quite close to an Ultra...

Stellenrust Douwe Steyn 2009

A chance visit to Stellenrust in Stellenbosch today provided the opportunity to taste the Douwe Steyn 2009, another extraordinary example of Cabernet Sauvignon from...

Eikendal Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 – 2013

Is it possible to make too perfect a wine? Nico Grobler has been senior winemaker at Eikendal since 2009 and recently showed a vertical...

Longridge Chardonnay 2013 vs Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2013

Yesterday I presented a tasting for five novice wine enthusiasts. Three pairs of wines chosen to be as stylistically as far apart as possible:...

Middelvlei Cabernet Sauvignon 1989

From the Nederburg Auction preview tasting: An unexpected gem in yesterday’s line-up was the Cabernet Sauvignon 1989 from Stellenbosch property Middelvlei. Good colour, the core...

Cabernet Sauvignon Public Tasting – Cape Town

Please join Winemag.co.za for an informative seated tasting of some the top performing wines in the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2015. The tasting will...

Cabernet Sauvignon Public Tasting – Johannesburg

Please join Winemag.co.za for an informative seated tasting of some the top performing wines in the Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2015. The tasting will...