Apart from the momentous releases from Alheit, Mullineux and Porseleinberg, we haven’t been this impressed with a new release in a decade. Previously the winemaker at Boekenhoutskloof, Jean Smit is now in partnership with…

While 2016 and 2018 will eventually vie for the title, 2010 is broadly viewed as the greatest modern-day Bordeaux vintage. We have unearthed another small parcel of Esprit de Pavie…

Bruwer Raats has had particular success with Cabernet Franc in SA and the recent Winemag blind tastings attest to this. The great value offered by both Cabernet Franc-led 2017 ‘second’ wines is…

‘A wine made for ageing; the 1873 Lafite-Rothschild is our benchmark,’ – Luke O’Cuinneagain, Winemaker Glenelly was established in 2003 with a clear vision to produce long-ageing fine wine. Much…

Antinori’s 2013 Tignanello may be a major sign that the world of fine wine is changing. As one of the world’s most famous wines, it now checks in at 13.5% alcohol and focuses on elegance and balance rather than…

The Boekenhoutskloof The Journeyman is arguably SA’s rarest wine. Produced from a selection of the finest barrels and only made in top vintages, Marc Kent’s estate wine has never been commercially available – until…

Wine-Searcher has listed Raats Red Jasper 2013 as one of the world’s top wines around $10*. The vintage boasts a slew of top scores, including 90+ points from Stephen Tanzer…