Platter's by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2024 reveals top wines
by Admin | 29th November 2023
The 44th edition of the Platter Guide has been launched and this best-selling guide features well over 900 producers, merchants and brands, including 31 new ones, and ove...
A Foundation of Friendship
by Tšepang Molisana | 16th November 2023
MR De Compostella and Epicurean Wines approach their 20 year anniversaries with powerful parallels
by Angela Lloyd | 1st November 2023
During a recent tasting of South African wines in London, Jancis Robinson introduced her first chardonnay tasting note by observing; ‘Chardonnay is very rare at thi...
WINE FARMS EMBRACING CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE WESTERN CAPE
by Letitia Charles | 26th October 2023
The South African wine industry is an inspiring indication to the magnificent tapestry of cultural diversity that has woven itself into the nation's viticultural heri...
Subtle and refined
by Fiona McDonald | 18th October 2023
It’s controversial. Wine lovers the world over appear to have entrenched views when it comes to Pinotage. And because the Rugby World Cup is nearing its pinnacle, i...
The Cape Winemakers Guild reveals the power of the pour and potential protégés
by Tšepang Molisana | 5th October 2023
The Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) plays from a deep bench of 42 members. Aside from its high-profile member base and exceptional auction wines, the Guild is also known for...
SA Wine Legend: Erika Obermeyer
by Malu Lambert | 29th August 2023
“If it excites you and scares you at the same time, it probably means you should do it,” says a visibly emotional Erika Obermeyer to the gathered crowd at the...
Growing body of knowledge
by Fiona McDonald | 11th August 2023
“Our situation in South Africa is that we have a young fine wine culture with old geology,” said Dr Etienne Terblanche at Stellenbosch Wine Routes’ rece...