Chris and Suzaan Alheit, together with their assistant Franco Lourens and recently-appointed viticultural consultant Etienne Terblanche, are the dream team that firmly establishes Alheit Vineyards as SA’s premier white wine producer. Their focus, together…

Nick Dall recently published a piece, ‘Their first wine developed a cult following: What’s next?‘, profiling SA winemakers Suzaan and Chris Alheit and explaining how ‘they’re putting South African whites…

A visit with Chris Alheit earlier this year presented us with the opportunity to taste 2017 from barrel, confirming its billing as an incredible vintage. Producing some of our most…

In a recent two-part interview with Liv-ex, Tim Atkin speaks of South Africa and our new generation of producers with such earnest and open regard. Concerning the cynicism around his…

For the last three years, we’ve been featuring top SA talent at our annual Young Guns tastings. This year’s events in Joburg and Cape Town saw eight winemakers take the…

If you weren’t able to join us at our hugely successful Young Guns 3 tasting in Cape Town earlier this month, you really missed out. This year’s event was our…

Take a look at British critic Jamie Goode’s interview with Chris ‘Butch’ Alheit and his wife Suzaan. The Swartland couple explain the winemaking philosophy behind Cartology and introduce their first…