The 2021 Cape Winemakers' Guild wines
by Jamie Goode | 21st September 2021
October 2nd sees one of the important dates in the South African wine calendar. It’s the 37th annual Cape Winemakers’ Guild auction, sponsored by Nedbank, and...
South African Wine Legend: Charles Hopkins
by Malu Lambert | 15th September 2021
“I have a restless soul and a restless mind,” says cellar master of De Grendel, Charles Hopkins. We’re seated at a wooden table that overlooks the cella...
Wine Trailblazer: Trizanne Barnard
by Malu Lambert | 11th August 2021
Barrels have a double meaning for winemaker Trizanne Barnard. When not filling them with her distinct ocean-born wines, an avid surfer she steals every chance she gets to...
by Jamie Goode | 11th August 2021
How much do you think about the people behind what you eat and drink? And are your purchases something you consider to be an ethical choice? I suspect that most o...
HOW FAIRTRADE WORKS WITH PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS TO SUPPORT FARMERS THROUGH THE PANDEMIC
by Admin | 6th August 2021
South Africa is one of the most famous and well-respected wine growing regions in the world but it is no secret that workers and producers often struggle to make a decent...
Sophia Warner: Founder of Pebbles
by Angela Lloyd | 4th August 2021
Pebbles or The Pebbles Project is a well-known and admired NPO in the Cape Winelands and way beyond. Possibly less widely known is Sophia Warner, founder of the project i...
Benchmark South African wines
by Jamie Goode | 15th July 2021
One of the things we do when we begin to learn about wine is to try to taste some benchmark wines. Sometimes these might be the most famous, elite bottles. Other times, i...
Discover Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon with Oz Clarke
by Admin | 15th July 2021
Join Oz Clarke on Wednesday 28th July at 7.30pm for a fascinating virtual tasting as he guides you through a range of Cabernet Sauvignon's from Stellenbosch...