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 Chardonnay Méthode Cap Classique 2007

Category: Sparkling, Méthode cap classique, white, dry  |  sub-category: Sparkling, Méthode cap classique, white, dry

Inviting toffee apple & toasty brioche, fine mousse & creamy finish lift the bar in 2007. Wine tasted by Dave Swingler More »

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RMB WineX

Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 October, Sandton

Billed as the wine happening of the year, RMB WineX is about winemakers talking about their passion, fashionistas seeking out maverick garagistes, and Gauteng winelovers meeting to socialise en masse over a glass of good wine. More »

Groote Post Country Market

Sunday 22 February, Darling

Take a break, round up the family and head out to the country to join the Pentz family in the gardens at Groote Post for a country market of artisan foods, arts and crafts, homeware and décor, live entertainment, lots of fun activities for kids, and of course, Groote Post wines. More »

 
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