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Cape of Good Hope Van Lill and Visser Chenin Blanc 2012

There is an increasing realisation that the South African wine industry’s old vineyards can play a crucial role in differentiating it from its competitors in the global market place.  Viticulturist Rosa Kruger has been working on an informal project … [Read more...]

Anthonij Rupert Optima 2009

One of the exhibits of the Franschhoek Motor Museum.

A visit to Anthonij Rupert Wines in Franschhoek is set to become one of the top experiences in the winelands, visitors able to take in the Franschhoek Motor Museum on L’Ormarins and then be transported through the vineyards for tastings at not one … [Read more...]

Cape of Good Hope Altima Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Altima Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (R85 a bottle) is part of the Cape of Good Hope Terroir Specific range from Rupert Wines. Wine of Origin Elandskloof, the vineyards situated north of Villiersdorp to be specific. The wine’s claim to fame is that it won … [Read more...]

Cape of Good Hope Terroir Specific Wines

Lauren of Meridian Wine Merchants pours Cape of Good Hope Laing Semillon 2010.

Yesterday the culmination of a systematic search begun in 2006 and authorised by businessman and owner of Franschhoek property L’Ormarins Johann Rupert to list all South Africa’s old vineyards. Chairman of Swiss-based luxury goods company Richemont, … [Read more...]