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Reyneke Biodynamic Syrah 2012 vs Reyneke Organic Red 2012

Dark and light.

I was a huge fan of the maiden 2010 and 2011 vintages of the Biodynamic Syrah from Reyneke Wines in Stellenbosch but there’s something decidedly odd about the current release 2012 (approximate retail price R90 to R100 a bottle). Black fruit and spice … [Read more...]

Silvermist Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Green but not green.

An exciting discovery at the Constantia Food and Wine Festival held over the past weekend was the Sauvignon Blanc 2013 from Silvermist (R140 a bottle). The vineyards are situated high on the mountain – the entrance to the property is just after … [Read more...]

Joostenberg Family Blend White 2012

Of the soil.

Joostenberg in Paarl has been in the Myburgh family since 1876, today managed by fifth generation Tyrell and his wife Anette. On Saturday, the launch of The Family Blend White 2012, the first bottling from Joostenberg to be officially certified as … [Read more...]