Author: Planet Wine

Methodé Cap Classique (MCC) verander elke geleentheid in ’n viering en die jongste vonkelwynaanbieding van L’Ormarins is juis daarop gemik om alle geleenthede te vier. Met pinot noir wat die botoon voer en sorg vir die L’Ormarins Brut Classique Rosé NV se delikate salmkleur het, is hierdie Cap Class …

The 2013 vintage of Nederburg’s II Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon has been awarded the coveted Warren Winiarski Trophy for the best cabernet sauvignon at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), judged alongside equivalents from various wine producing countries. Last year, the 2013 …

Kan daar ooit genoeg sjampanje wees? Nie volgens Dorothy Parker, die bekende Amerikaanse digter, skrywer en satirikus, nie. En die Steenberg-wynlandgoed in die Kaapse Skiereiland stem saam en daarom bied hulle aan liefhebbers van sjampanje (ook bekend in SA as MCC of Cap Classique) ’n reeks elegante …

The Vineyards of Prague

When we flew into Václav Havel Airport outside Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, at the end of August, we were looking forward to discovering the City of a Hundred Spires, a UNESCO monument and apparent

The renowned winemaking team of Bruwer Raats and his cousin Gavin Bruwer Slabbert muscled their way into the history books when an unprecedented eight wines from Raats Family Vineyards received the coveted 5-star rating in the latest Platter wine guide. No other winemaker has ever managed this accom …

Distell het ‘n deurwinterde, bekroonde wynmaker wat ook ‘n bemarkingspesialis is as die maatskappy se nuwe hoofwynmaker aangestel. Niël Groenewald (42) het ‘n MBA aan die Universiteit van Kaapstad en ‘n BSc Hons by die Universiteit van Stellenbosch verwerf. Hy kom van DGB waar hy vir 14 oesjare die …