Adapting to Climate Change
by Angela Lloyd | 17th July 2019
Hardly a day goes by without reference, in one form of media or another, to climate change and its effects. Wine growing is increasingly at the heart of this news. In...
SA Wine Legend: Johann Krige
by Malu Lambert | 26th June 2019
Where the big guns roar. Kanonkop Estate, on the lower slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain, in Stellenbosch has a reputation for quality that precedes itself. Like the cann...
Douglas Green Jnr: The Living Legend of South African Wine
by Emile Joubert | 29th May 2019
Anybody asking “where is Douglas Green?” will be pleased to know that he is alive and well, living in a retirement village in Somerset West. Douglas Green Jnr...
by Fiona McDonald | 9th May 2019
The cliché about absence making the heart grow fonder could possibly be matched by one stating that distance provides clearer perspective. On about day three of...
Pebbles Project: Making the circle bigger and bigger
by Julia Moore | 2nd May 2019
Across the wine farms of the Western Cape, the Pebbles Project is a significant player in the Early Learning Development (ECD) sector. In just short of 15 years, they hav...
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.