I am delighted to announce that James Pietersen is Wine Cellar’s new CEO. Back in 2003, James introduced me to the local wine scene and we ended up tasting through…

The excitement around SA wines is almost tangible after the recent New Wave tasting in London. ‘Was this year’s showing by the Cape’s young guns the tasting of the year?’ asked Jancis Robinson, ‘It…

Reenen’s accomplished hand and ever-increasing skills are especially impressive considering he is just 30. He’s possibly our finest new-generation winemaker at present and his latest releases, including a new goal-post-shifting Syrah, are…

As one of SA’s fastest selling wines, few get to taste this famed Chardonnay at its prime. Excitingly, the Hamilton Russell 2018 Chardonnay release coincides with a limited edition vertical 3-pack (2015, 2016, 2017) of Emul…

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…