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Tradisie sê die winter is ’n tyd vir kaggelvure, gemakskos en rooiwyn. Maar tradisies is nie altyd in graniet vasgelê nie, en “heilige koeie” mag soms begrawe word. Die meeste witwyne keer tradisie egter op sy kop, en begrawe “heilige koeie”, aangesien hulle ewe tuis is in die winter as in die somer …

The Strandveld Vineyards team is very proud to announce that the much loved First Sighting Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was awarded a platinum medal and scored 97 points at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards. Considered by some to be the best wine show in the world, the 2018 competition received jus …

Wie maak Suid-Afrika se beste chenin blanc?

Dit is weer tyd om vas te stel wie Suid-Afrika se beste chenin blanc maak. Die Chenin Blanc-vereniging, organiseerder van die jaarlikse Standard Bank/Chenin Blanc Top 10-kompetisie, nooi Suid-Afrikaanse wynmakers om vir vanjaar se kompetisie in te skryf. Hulle kan wyne in die styl van hul keuse vir …

The Bon Courage Wine Estate outside Robertson scooped up two platinum awards at the 16th annual Muskadel SA Awards, making this award-winning estate the top performer at this year’s competition. The Bon Courage Red Muscadel 2017 and Bon Courage White Muscadel 2017 both received this honour.  Picture …

Hoewel die afgelope oes wynboere harde bene laat kou het, is daar nogtans lig aan die einde van die tonnel … en dis NIE ’n aankomende trein nie! Die oes mag wel veel kleiner wees, maar die gehalte is daar, en dit word duidelik wanneer mens die jongste oesjaar van De Krans se gewilde Pinotage Rosé pr …

Bellevue sien rooi hierdie winter!

Die winter is hier en so ook knetterende kaggelvure, heilsame gemakskos en heerlike rooiwyne. Bellevue buite Stellenbosch het nét die regte medisyne om die snerpende winterweer hok te slaan, naamlik die Bellevue “1953” Pinotage 2016 en die Bellevue Malbec 2014. Nie net sal hierdie spogwyne die winte …

Wine prices set to become more realistic

It’s not only fuel and food prices that are taking off! Wine prices, for many years considered by insiders and experts to be way too low for the quality in the bottle, are also about to pick up to more realistic levels. Current wine prices do not reflect the reality in the industry or the quality in …