“This year’s wine grape harvest has been one of the latest to start, but also one of the longest. Slower than average ripening made for excellent concentration of both colour and flavour. Another standout benefit has been the generally lower alcohol levels evident in the 2021 wines,” says Nederburg …

Mushrooms don’t just taste nice. They also pack a nutritional punch as they are loaded with vitamins, promote a healthy immune system and boost the one’s health. That’s why they are considered as superfood. And for those looking for weight loss benefits, mushrooms contain no cholesterol or gluten. M …

Understanding wine acidity

Ever pull a bottle of wine out of the refrigerator and notice what look like little glass shards swirling around the bottom or stuck to the underside of the cork? It’s freaky, yes, but they’re actually harmless tartaric acid crystals. Welcome to the strange world of acidity in wine. These acidic com …

A new dawn for Stellenzicht Wines

One of Stellenbosch’s most beloved wineries – that once heralded a new era for South African wine – has been transformed. Stellenzicht Wines, situated in the Upper Blaauwklippen Valley in the foothills of the Helderberg Mountain, takes its inspiration from the estate’s ancient heritage and champion …

Chateau Del Rei Sweet Red – the new bubbly in a can

Embrace the fabulous flair of Chateau Del Rei Sweet Red, the latest addition to the stylish collection of sparkling wines in a can. Delight in the vibrant fruity aromas of ripened plum, strawberry and blackcurrant and savour the elegant, lingering finish long after the last sip. This vivacious ruby …

Suid-Afrikaanse wyne het uitgeblink by een van die wêreld se mees uitgelese wynkompetisies vir sauvignon blanc. Tokara se Reserve Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2020 het geskiedenis gemaak toe dit die Dubourdieu-trofee ontvang het vir “die beste sauvignon blanc” op die 12de Concours Mondial du Sauvignon …