Category: Nuus/News

Wine trends for 2018

Never in the history of SA wine have we been in such an exciting and dynamic time. We’re (quite literally) awash with wines of an all-time high quality that are also gaining long overdue international recognition. With the world in a state of constant flux, predicting future trends has never been mo …

La Brie, die bekende wynlandgoed van die Landau-familie in die hart van die Franschhoek-wynvallei, is ook die tuiste van die “erfeniswingerd” van hul bekende semillon waarvan die 2014-oesjaar die jongste bekendstelling is. Hierdie wingerd is ’n allemintige 112 jaar oud!   Toe Basil Landau die p …

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 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 …