Stellenbosch 2017s

On the 19th and 20th of October, the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective is hosting a preview tasting of the 2017 Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignons at Lanzerac. The walk-around tasting will feature 2017 Cabernets…

As a judge for the Prescient Winemag Cabernet Sauvignon report, I have been tasting the annual line-up of South Africa’s best Cabernet Sauvignons for the last 7 years. This blind…

Vilafonté has been creating vinous luxury since 1996. 22 years ago, this brand saw the light of day as a collaboration between wine industry greats, Mike Ratcliffe from South Africa…

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…

In a recent article, Jancis Robinson explained how she had stumbled upon the realisation that wine comes in two distinct styles. Jancis is a highly respected, authoritative figure in the…

The commune of Pauillac is the epitome of powerful, austere Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines that blossom with decades of maturity. Famous for Lafite, Mouton, Latour, the Pichons and Pontet-Canet, the wines are luxuriously…