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Plaisir de Merle Charles Marais 2013

Distell might be undergoing a process of rationalisation (Le Bonheur sold last year and apparently Stellenzicht and Uitkyk also on the market) but the...

Plaisir de Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Prompted by the good showing of the 2012 vintage in the recent Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report, yesterday winemaker Niel Bester at this Simonsberg-Paarl property...

Where does SA fit in the American market?

The USA is the world’s largest wine consuming nation so understanding the complexities of this market is important for a local producer-wholesaler like Distell....

Plaisir de Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

When Plaisir de Merle Cabernet Sauvignon first appeared on the scene in the mid-1990s, it caused quite a stir. Paul Pontallier of Brodeaux First...

Plaisir de Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

After rating Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 86/100, a somewhat mediocre score for a bottle of wine costing R149, I wondered if I wasn’t guilty...

Plaisir de Merle Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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Charles Fox Brut 2010

Predictably it’s Moët being drunk at Mangaung (see here) but there’s some smart new Cap Classique around for those of us less well connected. Charles...

Lomond Pincushion Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Billed as “A Night of a Thousand Glasses”, it was more like “The Infinitely Prolonged Evening of Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine and a...