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Changes afoot at Domaine Vieille Julienne
Domaine Vieille Julienne is one of Châteauneuf-du-Pape’s finest properties. They farm biodynamically with traditional winemaking and produce extraordinarily long-ageing, concentrated Châteauneufs as well as acclaimed...
#YoungGuns4 and how we rocked Cape Town and Joburg…
This July, Wine Cellar – Fine Wine Merchants and Cellarers – rocked Cape Town and Jozi with its fourth annual Young Guns tasting, a...
Can hail nets improve the 2014 Burgundy yields?
A problematic weather phenomenon for grape growers that we are relatively unfamiliar with in South Africa has been prominent in various winemaking regions in Europe...
Jamie Goode on SA wines…
Jamie Goode recently travelled to South Africa to judge at a Chenin blanc competition and awarded scores to a few wines he tasted over dinner....
M. Chapoutier – from top value to 100 points
‘Les Vignes de Bila Haut 2012 is another smoking effort that will top anyone’s value list,’ says Jeb Dunnuck of the Wine Advocate. A...
Broadbent’s top ten Bordeaux wines – evoking the envy of palates across the globe…
It is rare that we come in contact with the old gems of Bordeaux. When we do, the sensation is incomparably pleasing… In a...
New wave of South African wines impress global wine amphitheatre…
Last week Jancis Robinson published an article and tasting notes on South African wines. The article is written with great enthusiasm about the new...