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Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Elgin cellar Iona has become a Sauvignon Blanc powerhouse over the years and the latest releases don’t disappoint. Sophie te’Blanche Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Price: R85 W.O. Cape...

Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium 2017 opening address

Andrew Gunn, owner of Iona Vineyards in Elgin, presented the opening address at the district’s second annual Chardonnay Colloquium, containing some heartfelt thoughts on...

Solace Syrah 2015

The Swartland has pretty much taken ownership of top-end Syrah but Solace from Elgin property Iona demonstrates that other districts might also want to...

Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Including 4% Semillon, this wine from Elgin producer Iona is extraordinarily expressive right now with notes of granadilla and pineapple to the fore on...

Solace Syrah 2014

The wines of Elgin property Iona tend to have a careful tastefulness about them and this is once again the case with the new...

Six Nations Wine Challenge 2015 results

Results of this year’s Six Nations Wine Challenge between Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the USA have been announced. There are six...

SA vs New Zealand Pinot Noir

Do expectations influence outcomes when it comes to wine ratings? Dana Buys, co-owner of Vrede en Lust, thinks so, arguing for instance that were...

Moderation required in the closure debate

The cork vs screwcap debate is in danger of becoming too polarised. During the recent Elgin White Wine Retrospective, a workshop convened by the...