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Why we probably all miscalculate Robert Parker’s influence

Prominent US wine critic Robert Parker rose to fame when he called the 1982 vintage in Bordeaux superb contrary to the opinions of many...

David Cope: Is R4 000 for a bottle of G 2012...

One of the worst things about Cape Town is you will almost always know someone wherever you go. This lack of anonymity has people...

Wine trends for 2015

It's the end of the year which brings with it awkward office parties, dysfunctional family holidays and endless predictions of what the next year...

Chateau Pontet-Canet 2010

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De Toren Fusion V 2010

Neal Martin of Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate says of Z 2010 from De Toren in Stellenbosch that “(it’s) hedonism could have derived from...

Le Dôme 2009

“Unquestionably the greatest Bordeaux vintage I have ever tasted,” was über-critic Robert Parker’s take on the 2009 Bordeaux. So what went down in this...

Wine on the web

From the May issue of GQ: The internet has made it easier than ever before to discover wine. Traditional print media necessarily saw the...

Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2001

US critic Robert Parker has just released his final, in-bottle reviews of the 2009 Bordeaux vintage and the fact that he gave 100-point ratings...