What I Drank Last Night
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Du Toitskloof Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Made to move.

Those who continue to argue that the definitive style of South African Sauvignon Blanc is lean and green should try the 2013 from Du Toitskloof in Rawsonville (R36.99 a bottle from Aroma Drop Inn). Volumes of this wine have grown from 15 000 litres … [Read more...]

Du Toitskloof Chenin Blanc 2012

Jan Laubscher channeling Queen's Freddie Mercury.

Talk about putting your liver on the line. Last night the annual Box Wine Awards run by Anel Grobler and Jan Laubscher of Spitorswallow.co.za and Winetimes.co.za at Mecury Live and Lounge in Cape Town. Attendees each had to rate some 35 wines on a 10 … [Read more...]

Merwida White Muscadel 2010


Yesterday a tasting of eleven examples of Muscadel. The line-up included the nine top performing wines from the 2011 Muscadel Awards as run by producer association Muskadel SA as well as two wines from Robertson cellar Rietvallei, these being the … [Read more...]