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Impact of Cape forest fires on vineyards assessed
Angela Lloyd reports on the impact of the forest fires that swept through the Southern Peninsula some weeks… Read more
Bordeaux 2014: An in-depth weather report
Hot on the heels of Nicolas Glumineau’s comments concerning Bordeaux 2014 – where he referred to the vintage… Read more
Sijnn Off-Centre 2012: An intriguing blend from David Trafford
Great wines come from marginal terroirs and rugged sites and the unique stony and poor soils of Malgas offer… Read more
Decanter’s best Chardonnays outside Burgundy
Numerous South African wines have been listed by Decanter in their guide to the best Chardonnays outside Burgundy,… Read more
A taste of Madeira
Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal explores the history and diversity of Madeira wines in a recently… Read more
Trimbach – France’s finest Riesling
Maison Trimbach traces back to 1626 when Jean Trimbach settled in Riquewihr and established the family wine… Read more
Seriously Old Dirt: A Wine Cellar Exclusive from Vilafonté
With a wealth of accolades and 90+ ratings in tow, Vilafonté has become a benchmark for South African Bordeaux… Read more