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Circumstance Chenin Blanc 2009

Waterkloof in Somerset West became a Biodiversity & Wine Initiative Champion in 2008 and this year began the process towards official accreditation as a...

Jean Daneel Signature Series Chenin Blanc 2006

What is to become of the Chenin Blanc Challenge now that Wine magazine is no longer? Held for the first time in 1996, it...

Topical pic: a return to form for Lizelle Gerber?

During a stint at Avontuur which lasted from 1999 to after the 2002 harvest, winemaker Lizelle Gerber emerged as a one of the hottest...

Topical pic: The multi-talented Erika Obermeyer

Graham Beck winemaker Erika Obermeyer seems as adept with Chenin Blanc as Sauvignon Blanc. Last year  her Pheasants' Run Sauvignon Blanc 2010 achieved the...

Topical pic: Kleine Zalze’s Mr Consistency

Kleine Zalze's Johan Joubert toasts his Cellar Selection Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2010 rating 4 Stars and placing among the Top 12 at this...

Topical pic: Who says Chenin needs oak?

Among the Top 12 wines at this year's Wine magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge, there were three wines that were unwooded: Kanu 2009, Kleine Zalze...

Topical pic: Rijk’s Private Cellar – a Chenin powerhouse

Rijk's Private Cellar winemaker Pierre Wahl with his Chenin Blan Reserve 2007, rated 4 Stars and among the Top 12 at this year's Wine...

Topical pic: Fort Simon 2009 – runner up at Chenin Blanc...

Fort Simon winemaker Stander Maass with his Chenin Blanc 2009. This wine was the second most highly rated at this year's Wine magazine Chenin...