Leading UK wine writer Tim Atkin has released his latest in-depth look at the South African wine industry. His annual report, now in its eighth year, is regarded as one of the most detailed and authoritative overviews of South African wine...
16 Sep 2020
When your husband has to work the day of the annual summery Muratie Harvest Festival, all is not lost – you simply invite your parents to accompany you in his stead, as it's a rollicking day out hosted by the estate's current owners, the Melck family...
Leigh Andrews 22 Feb 2017
Buried deep in our brains is a complex infrastructure of nerves known as the limbic system that keeps us alive on the most primal level...
20 Apr 2016
The finalists of the Diners Club Winemaker of the Year 2014 have been announced as: Jacques Erasmus (Spier Wines), Alicia Rechner (Backsberg Estate Cellars), Alvi van der Merwe (Alvi's Drift Private Cellar), and Bryan MacRobert (The Hughes Family Wines).
28 Oct 2014
The 2008 lineup of the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auction to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Saturday, 27 September, has excelled at blind tastings by Wine Spectator in New York as well as Steve Tanzer's authoritative International Wine Cellar, with the majority of the wines breaking the venerable 90 point barrier.
26 Sep 2008
6 May 2008
For Swartland it was a proud moment when they were selected by E&J Gallo, one of the world's leading wineries, to work with Gallo's team to produce their South African brand “Sebeka”.
7 Apr 2008