Every year, the Platter’s Guide is released with great anticipation. During the course of the year, we’ve highlighted many of this year’s top wines, including Alheit Vineyards, Savage, Boekenhoutskloof, Sadie…

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…

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…

Decanter has published the results of a South African Syrah panel tasting, judged by Tim Atkin MW, Greg Sherwood and Guy Harcourt-Wood. Their top Syrah producers include the likes of…

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…

Platter, South Africa’s best-selling wine guide, has awarded 80 wines five stars this year – up from 62 in the 2013 edition. Cederberg Private Cellar, Mullineux and Nederburg were awarded…