The recent Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration highlighted the greatness of the 2017 Pinot Noir vintage. The fickle variety, planted in a more marginal climate, achieved a thrilling level of bright fruit…

By now you should know the story of Pieter Walser and BLANKbottle. His ever-changing and marvellous array of delicious wines capture the imagination, are coated in stories and offer so much vinous excitement…

Next weekend, we’ll be at the Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration so, if you’re Pinot Noir enthusiasts like us, this 2-day event is not to be missed. ‘This year, the exciting…

South African fine wine is gaining momentum as an alternative investment class. Intrinsic wine quality is at an all-time high as we enter a new era of industry-wide, quality-focused winemaking….

2018 has been a big year for the South African wine industry as international wine critic Tim Atkin MW scored the 2015 Kanonkop Paul Sauer 100 points. This is the first…

Stellenbosch 2017s

On the 19th and 20th of October, the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective is hosting a preview tasting of the 2017 Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignons at Lanzerac. The walk-around tasting will feature 2017 Cabernets…

The 44th annual Nederburg Charity Auction raised an unbelieved R1,2 million for this year’s charity beneficiary, the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The Charity Auction was held during a gourmet dinner braai…

You have been enjoying new-wave SA reds and satisfying your thirst for low alcohol, bright-fruited and sumptuous wines that still hold tension. Now it’s time to try the ultimate, and original, hipster wine. Offering…

With the vineyards coming of age, perfect vintage conditions and meticulous viticulture, Shannon have shot the lights out with their Mount Bullet Merlot 2015. When visiting the Mount Bullet vineyards last week,…