Everything you want to know about South African wine, brought to you by the country's favourite wine adviser

Everything you want to know about South African wine, brought to you by the country's favourite wine adviser

Brandy Guild inductees recognised for contribution to SA brandy

18 October 2014

Several prominent South Africans were inducted into the South African Brandy Guild this week in recognition of their outstanding contribution to raising awareness around the world-class qualities of South African brandy. ... More»

 

Top estates gear up for Season of Flavours wine-and-food pairing

17 October 2014

With moonrise over the Helderberg as a backdrop, the inaugural Season of Flavours fine-wine-and-food pairing at Longridge Wine Estate on Thursday 6 November 2014 will feature the flagship wines of 13 top Stellenbosch wineries. ... More»

 
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Winery of the Week: Rhebokskloof Wine Estate: Owners and winemakers have come and gone at this centuries-old Paarl estate since its wines first appeared in this guide in 1991. Current proprietors Siebrits and Albie Laker of civils group ASLA are determined for Rhebokskloof to be a Top 10 South African winery, and extensive replanting and repositioning of the wine, hospitality and tourism businesses has begun. To this end, celebrated Francois Naudé (L’Avenir, Chateau Naudé) joined as cellarmaster from harvest 2013.

Rhebokskloof Wine Estate Rhebokskloof range Mourvèdre-Grenache-Shiraz 2010

Category: Red blends, other  |  sub-category: Red blends, other

Smidgen American oak adds sweetness to mulberry/cranberry fruit in 2010. Wine tasted by Dave Swingler More »

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Good Food & Wine Show Durban

Friday 24 - Sunday 26 October, Durban

See the best local and international celebrity chefs in action, and get the inside track on the latest tips, trends and treats. This year’s stellar line-up includes Sanjeev Kapoor, Hayden Quinn, Reza Mahammad, Mauro Castano and Siba Mtongana. More »

Season Of Sauvignon

Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 October, Durbanville

Spring signals the start of white wine season, and the estates of the picturesque Durbanville Wine Valley invite you to a weekend celebration of the area’s signature style - sauvignon blanc. More »

 
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