Carrie’s Corner: Sa Will Always Be Our Primary Market

Schalk-Willem Joubert sits down with our resident wine expert Carrie Adams to talk about what's happening in the wine industry.


Taaibosch Crescendo 2018

The Oddo family, who also have wine ventures in Sancerre, Provence, and Sicily, acquired what used to be Cordoba on the Helderberg in 2017 and installed


Shannon Vineyards Black 2016

The acclaimed Mount Bullet Merlot from Elgin property Shannon Vineyards is made from 3ha of vineyard planted to five different clones. The wine labelled


‘tell The President To Make Allies Of Business’: How Johann Rupert Influences Governance

Stellenbosch Mafia looks into the alleged existence of a group of white Afrikaner men with enough pull to influence South Africa?s government and economic policies. In this excerpt the author takes a


Zuma Sold Sa For Curry, Ramaphosa Selling It For Wine – Malema

'ANC are bereft of imagination and are still as corrupt as ever.'


Seasoned To Taste: Go Global With These Easy-to-make Tastes Of Travel

Dishes from Spain and South Africa are an easy way to experience the world from the comfort of your kitchen.


Rupert & Rothschild Classique 2017

With the current-release 2017 selling for around R185 a bottle and total production mooted to be 1.5 million bottles, the Cape Bordeaux red blend that is


Napa Valley?s Hesperian Wine Follows Its Own Star

Napa Valley?s Hesperian winery and vineyards "Is not a place, it?s an idea, it?s about crafting something beautiful, complex and individual."


Wines Trends Of The 2010s: The Decade In A Snapshot

We look back at some of the major happenings and wines trends of the 2010s in this snapshot review of the decade...


Napa Valley?s Hesperian Wine Follows Its Own Star

Many believe that the first ?Judgment of Paris? was a wine event held in 1976 that put Napa Valley wines on the world stage. But that?s not the case. The