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Winemag.co.za Top 20 wines 2015

Editor Christian Eedes selects his top 20 wines of the year based on quality, value, availability and excitement. Wine of the Year Sadie Family Wines Columella...

Shannon Rockview Ridge Pinot Noir 2013

Not for nothing is Pinot Noir known as the heartbreak grape. If the Rockview Ridge Pinot Noir from Shannon Vineyards in Elgin was overdone...

Shannon Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2014

While some Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blends present too much Sauvignon character, which is to say appear lean and green, the Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2014...

Shannon Mount Bullet Merlot 2011

The release of a new vintage of Mount Bullet Merlot from Shannon Vineyards in Elgin can only be met with high expectations – the...

Elgin White Wine Retrospective

Sauvignon Blanc from Elgin has been rather overlooked relative to the Chardonnay from this district in recent times but yesterday during a tasting of...

Steenberg HMS Rattlesnake Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Last night, dinner at Grande Provence for the announcement of the Top 6 Méthode Cap Classique as well as the Top 6 Sauvignon Blanc...

CE’s top 12 wines of 2012

Below are my dozen most memorable wines of 2012. Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2011 Price: R150 This is a label which has been around for a...

Shannon Vineyards Rockview Ridge Pinot Noir 2009

One suspects that when the Downes brothers set about establishing Shannon Vineyards in Elgin back in 2000, they thought they’d make their name with...