Think world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, think Stellenbosch
by Admin | 20th October 2021
Stellenbosch is not only South Africa’s largest Wine of Origin region and home to more than a third of the Cape’s wineries but it also has the largest vineyar...
Look out for these wine merchants who will be putting South Africa in focus this year
by Admin | 19th October 2021
For many, their local independent wine merchant offers a glorious haven of wines from South Africa. The support we have seen over the last few years (and especially recen...
by Fiona McDonald | 6th October 2021
The Platter Guide Winery of the Year for 2021, Kleine Zalze, just can’t seem to stop winning! The latest accolade added to the already brimming trophy cabinet was t...
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...