South Africa’s bestselling wine guide has awarded 5-stars to 111 wines this year. At the launch of the 2018 edition, Raats Family Wines was named Winery of the Year with a staggering 8 wines being given…

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…

Last night Wine Cellar hosted a historic Raats Cabernet Franc vertical at our offices in Johannesburg. For the first time ever, Bruwer Raats guided tasters through all 12 Cabernet Franc…

Jamie Goode recently travelled to South Africa to judge at a Chenin blanc competition and awarded scores to a few wines he tasted over dinner. A few of the wines are…

The Wine Cellar team are major proponents of Chenin Blanc. In the right hands, this is one of South Africa’s most successful varieties, producing world-class wines with real personality and…

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…

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…

We recently held a 10 year vertical tasting of Raats Cabernet Franc. The wines were excellent and confirmed – what we all already knew – that Bruwer Raats is South…

Tessa attended the Tracy van Maaren trade tasting, and though she found all the wines of a high standard, it was the entry level offerings that really impressed her. Tessa’s…