‘I have tasted some of the greatest wines from Burgundy, and take it from me, Hemel-en-Aarde is making serious, world-class Pinot Noir.’ – Neal Martin, international wine authority South African Pinot…

Last week Wine Cellar showcased 2 pioneering winemaking generations at the 6th edition of Young Guns, this year ‘Reloaded’. South African fine wine has come full circle in many ways,…

From the most widely planted variety in the Cape, to the variety that had fallen out of favour and become completely overlooked — Cinsaut has seen its fair share of…

‘South Africa has long been penalised in the international wine market for not having a signature brand…[but] if the Cape wine industry does not benefit from a transcendent superstar grape,…

Tim Atkin, world-renowned wine critic, writer and Master of Wine with over 30 years’ experience in the industry, has once again classified SA producers into quality categories. The Tim Atkin…

However you dissect the results of Wednesday’s Top Luxury White Taste-Off, the FMC 2012 was the clear winner and South Africa’s top luxury white. Made from a 40-year-old Stellenbosch vineyard,…

Neal Martin’s newly-released South Africa report is a bright and optimistic look at the state of the wine industry in the Cape. South Africa is still ‘the most dynamic and…

Crystallum Wines is a small family-run estate in the Walker Bay area of South Africa. Though the estate is a relatively new venture, the Finlaysons have been producing fine wine…