SA Wine Legends: Jeff Grier
by Malu Lambert | 24th April 2019
Above the roof of Villiera’s tasting room is a cluster of demijohns filled with a liquid the colour of café au lait. The contents catch the light intermitten...
by Angela Lloyd | 17th April 2019
The land extending over Schaapenberg and up the slopes of the Hottentots Holland, with the peaks of the Helderberg framing it on the other side, has always been beautiful...
Cycle of life
by Fiona McDonald | 10th April 2019
Almost 20 years ago, the Natural History museum in Cape Town’s Company Gardens was an odd choice for the launch of a new wine brand.
Q&A with winemaker Maggie Immelman, winemaker at Darling Cellars
by Admin | 2nd April 2019
Maggie Immelman is the winemaker at Darling Cellars. Here are 10 questions that delve into why Maggie chose winemaking, what makes her tick, her hopes and challenges....
by Jamie Goode | 2nd April 2019
Stellenbosch is the most well known wine region in South Africa, and historically has been the most important. But with the barrage of international attention that has ch...
Coming of age
by Angela Lloyd | 21st March 2019
The remarkable ageing ability of South African red wines from the 1940s to roughly end of 1970s has been recognised by both local and, importantly, international tasters...
Elim and the Cape South Coast revisited
by Jamie Goode | 10th March 2019
Back in 2010 I visited Elim, on the Cape South Coast. That's almost nine years ago now, and back then it seemed a relatively new wine region full of promise, largely beca...
Leading the way on International Women's Day
by Claudia Pritchard | 8th March 2019
South Africa is awash with talented women. 8th March 2019 is International Women’s Day, the ideal opportunity to celebrate the inspirational females in our wine industry....