The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Upper Hemel-en-Aarde and Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge appellations are now firmly established as some of the most exciting new-world regions for Pinot. Becoming increasingly sought after and scarce, these excellent small allocations of 2017 Tesselaarsdal and Hamilton…

‘It’s hard not to feel anything but immense excitement about South African wine these days.’ — Will Lyons, Wine Columnist for the Sunday Times In his recent article, ‘South Africa:…

Victoria Moore of The Telegraph divulges how wine estate owner Anthony Hamilton Russell has made his mark internationally for the South African wine industry. The estate is known for some…

Hamilton Russell wines continue to perform well internationally, with Wine Searcher naming the 2012 Chardonnay among their favourites under $45. “From a good vintage, the 2012 was rated by three…

The Discover South African Wine Festival kicked off in fine style with 500 wine enthusiasts descending upon Hong Kong’s Park Lane Hotel for a taste of SA’s top wines. The…

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…

We’ve added four exciting new events to our Cape Town and Johannesburg tasting schedules: Hannes Storm of Hamilton Russell – 22 October, CT; 23 October, JHB Burgundy 2012 – 5 November, CT;…

Wine Spectator has revealed its Top 100 Wines of 2013. Out of around 20,000 contenders from more than a dozen countries, three South African wines have been selected: Hamilton Russell…