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  • Warm up this Winter with Fairview Shiraz

    As mid-winter bring with it colder temperatures, we dust off our boots and straighten out our warm jackets. Recipes like homey soups, stews and slow-cooked meals are suddenly back on the menu. And if spending a chilly evening indoors and getting cosy in front of the fireplace with a fluffy blanket seems like the best […]

  • Lanzerac’s Mrs English Chardonnay 2016 pays homage to an industry icon

    Part of the brand’s Heritage range, the Lanzerac Mrs English Chardonnay 2016 is a true reflection of the elegance and sophistication of her namesake, Mrs Elizabeth Katherina English. Mrs English, who purchased the property in 1914 for the fetching price of £18 000, is believed to have bottled the first Lanzerac wine from grapes cultivated on the Estate. […]

  • Anthonij Rupert Wyne launches SA’s first premium Rosé

    Anthonij Rupert Wyne has introduced another first for South Africa, a premium Provençal style rosé that pays homage to Jean Roi, the French Huguenot from Provence who pioneered the L’Ormarins Wine Estate’s 300-year-old viticultural history. The Jean Roi Cap Provincial Rosé 2016 – a blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Shiraz – is a premium style […]

  • De Grendel Wins Three Mundus Vini Medals

    Three signature De Grendel wines have been awarded a MUNDUS VINI medal at the Grand International Wine Award!• De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2016 (Gold) • De Grendel Shiraz 2015 (Gold) • DeGrendel Merlot 2015 (Silver) Nearly 200 international wine experts judged almost 6,200 wines from more than 150 wine growing regions to select the […]

  • South African Airways 2017 Wine Awards announced

    South African Airways (SAA) announced its annual Wine of the Year Awards at a gala dinner held at Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel on Saturday, 8 April. The awards were made in four categories: white wines, red wines, Cape Tawny and Méthode Cap Classique wines. The Chief Executive Officer’s Award and the Chairperson’s Award for […]

  • A new Benchmark in Excellence for Eikendal Chardonnay

    Among the Eikendal Chardonnay’s most recent achievements was its 2014 vintage rated overall champion in the esteemed 2015 Prescient Chardonnay Report for scoring the highest points. The annual assessment by highly regarded wine authorities involves a blind tasting of 60 of South Africa’s most high-profile wines in the category. This is the best I’ve made.  […]

  • De Grendel Op Die Berg Chardonnay One of the Best in the World

    The leading European drinks trade publication, The Drinks Business, named the Op die Berg Chardonnay as one of the best-performing Chardonnays under £20 in The Drinks Business Global Chardonnay Masters 2016. Winners included wines from Sicily, to Israel and Australia. Celebrating the first award of 2017! What makes this award special is the judging process – each […]

  • Lanzerac releases maiden Chenin Blanc and first Syrah in more than 10 years

    Lanzerac Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands and regarded as one of the country’s leading wine producers, has added two new wines to its already popular Premium range. The expansion of the range, which now includes a Chenin Blanc and Syrah, showcases innovation in the team’s winemaking practices. We couldn’t have […]