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Finest wines in the Masai Mara with Daryl Balfour and Wine Cellar
Wine Cellar and award-winning wildlife photographers Daryl and Sharna Balfour have joined forces to offer Africa’s most exclusive luxury wine safari. The Wine Cellar...
Wine Cellar marketing internship
Wine Cellar is one of South Africa’s foremost fine wine merchants. Established in 2000, we specialise in premium local and imported wines, as well...
5 things you need to know about the 100-point scale [video]
Is the 100-point scale absurd? And to what extent do context and prejudice affect critics’ scores? UK wine writer Jamie Goode discusses this and...
Mullineux Syrah 2012 – the best yet
What more can be said about husband-and-wife team Chris and Andrea Mullineux? Since their maiden 2008 vintage, the Platter Winery of the Year Mullineuxs have produced...
Fruit and flower power – biodynamic nonsense?
If supporters of biodynamics are to be believed, your wine drinking experience is greatly influenced by the rhythms of the moon and cosmos. Granted,...
New tastings in Joburg and Cape Town: Young Guns 4, Ultra-Premium SA & more
If you’re a Wine Cellar newsletter subscriber, you will have been the first to hear about the spectacular new tastings we’ve added to our...
What makes or breaks a Chenin Blanc?
How is it that SA’s most widely planted wine grape is capable of expressing such a range of flavours? A new Stellenbosch University research...