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Middelvlei Unoaked Chardonnay 2019 – Take summer with you!

The latest release of Middelvlei’s popular, unwooded Chardonnay, the Middelvlei Unoaked Chardonnay 2019, is the perfect wine to enjoy during the warm summer days. And the fact that winemaker Tinnie Momberg regards it as one of his favourites, should make it a must-have for the season of sunshine! Th …

KWV’s Centenary, the rare and once-off limited connoisseur brandy, received a near-perfect score of 99/100 in the latest Platter’s by Diners Club South Africa Wine Guide making it the highest-rated product in the 2020 wine guide. Platter’s is one of South Africa’s longest standing wine guides and hi …

Die sterre wink weer eens vir Anthonij Rupert Wyne!

Anthonij Rupert Wyne naby Franschhoek het twee vyfstergraderings ontvang vir wyne in die landgoed se veelbekroonde portefeulje. Die Anthonij Rupert Cabernet Franc 2013 en die Cape of Good Hope Laing Groendruif 2016 het dié eer te beurt geval in die jongste uitgawe van die gesaghebbende en internasio …

Cederberg flies SA flag at CSWWC awards

South Africa’s best sparkling wine for 2019 is Cederberg’s Blanc de Blancs 2014! The results of the 2019 Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships were announced in London where a record-breaking number of awards were presented. A total of 41 trophies were presented from the Best in Class w …

Dis die wyn vir romanse, vir vakansie, vir ontspan en vir uitspan. Dis rosé, en Gabriëlskloof naby Botrivier vier vanjaar die tiende oesjaar van sy gewilde Rosebud Rosé. Die Gabriëlskloof Rosebud Rosé 2019 flankeer met die tong, nes die koel seebriese wat die wingerde afkoel. “Die 2019- Rosebud Rosé …

Van Loveren flying high after award-winning spree!

A raft of accolades for Van Loveren’s winemaking team has re-affirmed the inherent quality of this Robertson-based winery’s vineyards and its unwavering dedication to quality in the cellar. Within the past few weeks, when the year’s leading wine championships traditionally culminate, Van Loveren has …

Versny jou eie wyn op Middelvlei!

Wynproeë en kos-en-wynpasmaak het alledaagse ervarings by wynprodusente geword. Op Middelvlei aan die buitewyke van Stellenbosch is die wyn-ervaring ‘n stappie verder gevat met ’n tradisionele – en baie gewilde – “boerebraai”. Hierdie bekende wynlandgoed, tans in die ervare en bekwame hande van die …

De Krans Wines is continuing to expand its “trophy cabinet”! The latest accolades come from the Ultra Value Wine Challenge 2019/2020 where the estate walked off with four medals, two Double Gold and two Gold. Double Gold went to the De Krans Basket Press Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (above) and Pinotage …

Met die somer wat wink, is dit tyd om te kyk na wyn wat hierdie seisoen vier, ’n wyn soos De Krans se Free Run Chenin Blanc 2019, die ideale viering van blou lug en sonskyn. Die Free Run Chenin Blanc 2019 is propvol tropiese vrugtegeure omdat slegs die vryloopsap (voordat die druiwe gepars word) vir …

‘Die beste in die weste’ bekroon op Veritas!

Die Veritas Vertex-toekenning vir die algehele  kampioenwyn op vanjaar se Veritas-kompetisie is ingepalm deur die Domaine Des Dieux Chardonnay 2015 (foto) van Hemel-en-Aarde Rant naby Hermanus, en die Spier-wynlandgoed buite Stellenbosch het die meeste top medaljes ge-oes. ʼn  Rekordgetal van 1 491 i …

Suid-Afrika se top 10 sauvignon blancs is …

Sauvignon Blanc SA en FNB het die wenners van vanjaar se FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10-kompetisie bekend gemaak … en nie minder nie as agt van die top tien is uit die 2019-oesjaar! Altesaam 107 produsente het 183 wyne vir die jaarl;ikse kompetisie ingeskryf. Die land se uiteenlopende wynstreke is alm …

In the seventh annual review of South African wines by British Master of Wine, Tim Atkin, the Franschhoek Wine Valley reaffirmed its position as one of South Africa’s premier wine producing regions with no fewer than 129 wines from the valley scoring 90+ points. Of the 160 wines to be awarded 95 poi …