What’s In My Glass

  • I joined the Riebeek Wine Valley company team to share in the excitement of the highly anticipated launch of the Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc MCC. Born from a love for this place and its people, Riebeek Valley Wine Co. presented their new Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc

  • Uncanny Wines are South Africa’s very first certified wines packaged in cans. These premium quality wines in a beautifully designed 250ml package are the proudly South African response to the skyrocketing international trend of canned wine. “We’ve combined Sou

  • The Kleine Zalze Méthode Cap Classique Chardonnay Pinot Noir Vintage Brut 2013 was our Bubbly of choice as the Springboks took on the mighty Wales. The game which started off as kicking soon turned into a nail bitting semi final for the books. The Kleine...

  • Here’s an opportunity for you to sip and savour the new kid on the block Skyline Late Harvest.  I often refer to myself as the laziest cook you’ll ever meet and can honestly say I enjoy eating more than cooking or baking. When considering food

  • Renowned biodynamic winery Waterkloof has released the latest vintage of its eagerly-awaited Circle of Life White blend. Showcasing both the gentle hand applied in the winery and a life-affirming approach in the vineyards, the 2016 Circle of Life White is agai

  • Its here, The top five wines from the inaugural Best Value Shiraz Tastings 2019 have been released. Seeking to find the best examples of Shiraz between the R60 and R120 price points, the wines were tasted blind by our three judges: Joanne Gibson, Ndaba Dube...

  • South Africa is home to only a couple of certified biodynamic wine producers, and Elgin Ridge Wine Estate happens to be one of these. Situated in the picture-perfect Elgin Wine Valley, the estate owned by Brian and Marion Smith, is known for producing a small.

  • The top five wines from the inaugural Best Value Pinotage Tastings 2019 have been announced. Seeking to find the best examples of Pinotage between the R60 and R100 price points, the wines were tasted blind by our three judges: Malu Lambert, Spencer Fondaumiere

  • Nothing excites me more than Chardonnay In my wine glass, the versatility excites me especially when the wine is showcases the winemakers flair   Chardonnay is a relatively neutral grape with a flexible character, it derives the bulk of its flavours from

  • Continuing a proud tradition, the Constitution Road wines, Robertson Winery’s flagship range, continue to impress with the new vintage Chardonnay 2016 and Shiraz 2015 receiving recognition both locally and internationally. Get Free Email Updates!Signup now and

  • With so many award-winning wines being made in South Africa each year, it has become impossible to choose the best. You want to spend your well-earned money on a wine that truly transcends quality as we know it. Like a nova that only happens once...

  • NEDERBURG’S THE WOOD DIARIES: A ‘SMOKY’ WINTER EXPERIENCE A few weeks ago I was part of a small group that experienced an intimate late afternoon event at Nederburg in Paarl to learning about the intricacies and skill associated with not only the ageing of win

  • HAVE YOU DONE A BRANDY TASTING AT VAN RYN’S? There’s something about enjoying a tot of Brandy on a cold winters day , and that’s exactly what we did by visiting Van Ryn’s Distillery. My friend being a Brandy enthusiast accompanied me on the visit,.

  • Are you in a pickle about which wine will pair well with your fish?Photo Credit : Cape Malay Cooking Easter Weekend, or as fondly nick-named by some as “Pickled Fish Weekend”, is fast approaching and if like me, you are eagerly waiting to learn what...

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