It wasn’t long ago that South African wines breached the R1,000 mark and now it’s difficult to keep up. International experts are quoting SA as ‘the most exciting wine producing…

‘The young guns are still leading the way,’ says Tim Atkin in his newly released South Africa report. The only two 98 pointers in this year’s report are both produced by past and present…

With their proven track record, the maturation potential of Cabernet Sauvignon and the backing of an excellent vintage like 2012, the Kanonkop 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is sure to age for 20 to 30 years….

‘I like to imagine Professor Perold’s face, suffused with pride and pleasure, as he tastes a bottle of [Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage] in the afterlife. Nearly a century after he planted…

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…

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…

Saturday’s Cape Winemakers Guild Auction achieved record sales of R11.9 m – up 42% from R8.4 m in 2013. At R8,600 per case, the most coveted reds were Boekenhoutskloof Syrah…

Tim James’ poll on the Cape’s top 20 wineries is generating much debate on Twitter. Since 2001, Tim has been asking leading local and foreign experts to share their thoughts…

The Wine Spectator’s senior editor, James Molesworth, has published a series of blog posts on his recent tour of the South African winelands. His ‘diary entries’ focus on the people…