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Two Zandvliet Kalkveld Shiraz vintages win at Wine Challenge

Two Zandvliet Kalkveld Shiraz vintages win at Wine Challenge

Zandvliet Wine Estate’s status as a premier producer of Shiraz wines has been re-affirmed with two consecutive vintages of its Kalkveld range winning Platinum medals at the 2024 National Wine Challenge and inclusion in the list of the year’s Top 100 South African...

Focus on Rietvallei –a Robertson Wine Valley treasure

Focus on Rietvallei –a Robertson Wine Valley treasure

  Set in one of the most beautiful areas of the Western Cape, Rietvallei in Robertson has far distant mountains edging the horizon and an almost garden like atmosphere, with country roads lined with cannas demarcating the various farms, “eende vir huur “ signs...

Morgenster Estate adds brilliant new wines to its range

Morgenster Estate adds brilliant new wines to its range

With their new brand identity revealed in 2022, Morgenster Estate in Somerset West has come full circle with the brand evolution of its Single Cultivar range. Designed in the same style as the rest of the Estate’s portfolio, yet bold with its unique, distinguished...

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Bruce Jack Bumble Bee Moscato

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Bruce Jack Bumble Bee Moscato

Indulge the Mother in your life with the exquisite flavours of Bruce Jack Bumble Bee Moscato. Savour its delightful floral aroma, lively bubbles, and harmonious blend of ripe peaches, tangy tangerine, and sweet honey, perfectly complemented by a refreshing acidity....

Don’t miss these great additions to the Rhino Run label

Don’t miss these great additions to the Rhino Run label

These are the latest not to be missed additions to the delicious  Rhino Run label from Van Loveren   RHINO RUN CHENIN BLANC - RSP R95 Floral blooms characterize the aromas of this wine. Expect notes of orange blossom and geranium on the nose, followed by a crisp...

Rediscovering Theuniskraal’s classic Cape Riesling

Rediscovering Theuniskraal’s classic Cape Riesling

  The Jordaan family launched the first Theuniskraal Cape Riesling in 1948, and since then it’s gained a strong following amongst Riesling enthusiasts around the world.  An everyday drinking wine, winemaker Andries Jordaan Jnr, describes it as being brilliant in...

Wine of the Week. Pongracz Rosé

Wine of the Week. Pongracz Rosé

This delicious wine, made in the same way as French champagne, is named after Desiderius Pongracz, a Hungarian count, whose influence revolutionised winemaking at the Cape in times gone by. It is made in the Cap Classique Methode and often, in blind tastings, outranks...

Wine of the Week Blaauwklippen Rosé 2023

Wine of the Week Blaauwklippen Rosé 2023

When the blending components are Zinfandel (62%) and Malbec (38%) you are guaranteed of a stellar Rosé. When the producer happens to be Blaauwklippen in Stellenbosch you know this is going to be a wine everyone will be talking about. Light whole bunch pressing...

Wine of the Week–Cavalli Chardonnay 2023

Wine of the Week–Cavalli Chardonnay 2023

This totally delicious Chardonnay has just been released by Cavalli from their 2023 harvest. Lightly wooded after 10 months in oak barrels, it has a superbly fresh nose with hints of pineapple on the nose and beguiling vanilla on the palate. Superb with food--think...

Wine of the Week–Olijvenkraal Shiraz 2022

Wine of the Week–Olijvenkraal Shiraz 2022

There's a new kid on the block, and it's near Paarl  at Olijvenskraal. On this magnificent estate they have thousands of olive trees, Peacocks strutting around, and a great new restaurant called Fyre, which specializes in indigenous South African cooking. I mean meat,...

Delicious bubbly from Paul Rene

Delicious bubbly from Paul Rene

PAUL RENE CAP CLASSIQUE WINES are produced on the verdant outskirts of the picturesque town of Robertson, Paul René  is a family-owned winery dedicated to producing exceptional sparkling wines using time-honored methods and meticulously selected grapes. This includes...

Search out superb Journeys End Brut Reserve

Search out superb Journeys End Brut Reserve

Summer is here in full force and now is the time to relax and soak up the beautiful sunny days with clear blue skies, the long balmy evenings and the fun-loving vibes that fill the air. It’s a magical time of the year when there is so much to celebrate, and nothing...

Rhino Run new label highlights SA rhino crisis

Rhino Run new label highlights SA rhino crisis

Van Loveren has upgraded the label design of the Rhino Run wines – the Robertson winery’s premium conservation range. In essence, the changes double down on efforts to give exposure to the crisis surrounding the rhino species of Southern Africa. Since 2008, an upswing...

Introducing the Spice Route Journey Wine Range

Introducing the Spice Route Journey Wine Range

Spice Route Winery’s name recalls the ancient mariners of the 15th century who went on a journey of discovery in search of exotic spices.  Charles Back of Fairview in 1990 sailed into the uncharted waters of the Swartland and discovered an old tobacco farm with...

Steenberg triumphs with 2 category winners in Platter Guide

Steenberg triumphs with 2 category winners in Platter Guide

Steenberg Vineyards, the jewel in the crown of the Constantia Wine Valley, has excelled in the 2024 Platter’s South African Wine Guide with the best White Cape Bordeaux Blend and top Semillon overall. The country’s definitive wine guide awarded top honours in the...