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Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report 2014: Top 10 wines

The fourth annual Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report presented in conjunction with Sanlam Private Wealth is now out. This involved putting together a line-up of...

Chamonix Pinot Noir Reserve 2011

Does local Pinot Noir benefit from a sympathy vote? Make a halfway decent wine from this perennially difficult grape and your ratings get bumped...

Hermit on the Hill The White Knight 2009

On Sunday, a blind tasting exploring top-end Sauvignon Blanc. All wines from the 2009 vintage, all bar the Hermit on the Hill single...

2013 TAJ Classic Wine Trophy

Results of the French judged and TAJ, Cape Town hotel sponsored Classic Wine Trophy Awards 2013 just out. There were 298 entries and trophies...

Chamonix Pinot Noir Reserve 2009

Is local Pinot Noir so irresistibly sexy that everyone, critics and punters alike, can’t think straight when confronted by it? On Friday, the Reserve...

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...

Chamonix Reserve 2011

Last night a look at a new white wine from Chamonix in Franschhoek.  A blend of 60% Sauvignon Blanc and 40% Semillon, it spent...

Chamonix Chardonnay 1999

Last night an informal dinner for 2011 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show judges at Marc’s restaurant in Paarl. A mix-and-match approach to food and...