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Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 winners announced
Judges at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards tasted a record-breaking 14 362 wines and awarded nearly 10 000 medals, it was announced on Monday morning.
Rare Meerlust Red promises drinking pleasure
Respected 18th -century Cape wine estate Meerlust in Stellenbosch has once again honoured its commitment to self-imposed exacting standards of quality in winemaking by declassifying its world-renowned flagship Bordeaux-style blend Rubicon from the 2011 vintage.
Smaller volumes underpin exclusivity of 2013 Nederburg Auction
Expect smaller pockets of excellence this year, says a new-look Nederburg Auction panel of judges following a selection tasting involving a rigorous two days of scoring over 300 wines for the 2013 auction.
Pleasures of Pinot Noir at Vineyard Hotel & Spa
Wine-lovers are invited to experience the pinnacle of the South African Pinot Noir offering at the Vineyard Hotel & Spa's annual Pinot Noir Festival.
New World Wines: Neal Martin on South Africa
"South Africa: The Cape Crusaders"
Jancis Robinsons top whites for 2012
France seems to hog an even higher proportion of recommendations here than it did for last week's reds - perhaps not surprisingly in view of so many stunning wines from Alsace and the Loire - and Burgundy.
Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Cellar Selection
The best collectibles reviewed this year...
Journal Tasted Magazine “Two Best Sommeliers of the World Taste Blind”
In the recent tasting of South African wines held in Germany by Markus Del Monego and Andre Larsson the Meerlust Rubicon 2007 received a score of 93 points.
All the stars at the TOPS Soweto Wine Festival
Eight years ago in Soweto, what began as a small gathering of winemakers trailblazing a new market, and a smattering of curious Sowetans, has grown into a major highlight on the Gauteng Calendar.
Passionate Pinot @ La Vierge
The blue helicopter swooped down low over La Vierge this morning and for a moment we thought Anthony Hamilton Russell and Olive had forsaken the yacht on the Baltic and flown down to the Pinot Noir event arranged by Marc van Halderen.
SAWi announces its 2012 finalists
SAWi is working to showcase top South African Wines in a way which could no longer be ignored by the world. This is done by coupling a quality overview points score, derived from multi-national multi-vintage wine awards to a bottle of wine.
Meerlust vs. The Foundry
"Making love pay": Meerlust's Chris Williams on why he started his own label.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Results
The 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards results were officially announced yesterday at The London International Wine Fair.
Google Street View takes new strides
Google yesterday announced that users can now view even more Cape wineries on Google Street View, from the comfort of their PCs or smartphones. A further five wineries have been added, making it total of 30 wineries that are included in the most comprehensive database of winelands imagery in the world.
'Slow' food wine and design celebrated at quality fair
Talented local food artisans, winemakers and designers - handpicked to include only the best in South African products - will gather on the roof of the Hyde Park Corner from 25 to 27 November for the second annual FoodWineDesign Fair presented by Sanlam Investment Management (SIM).
RMB WineX 2011: Best wines on show announced
Every year - since the launch of RMB WineX in 2000 - the Sandton CBD comes alive in late October to embrace the one wine show which delivers the best wines and the greatest deals.
Platter's announces 2012 five star wines
Platter's South African Wine Guide, the country's leading wine annual, is delighted to announce the recipients of its highest rating - five stars - for the 2012 edition due in November.
RMB WineX Cape Town 2011 Best Wines on Show announced
Cape Town's Convention Square was abuzz last week with the ninth RMB WineX at the CTICC, where wine producers, accessory suppliers, cheese and olive producers - some 100 exhibitors - showcased their wares at South Africa's premier wine show.
Welcome back, Meerlust Cabernet! A SA classic returns
It may have been Meerlust seventh-generation owner Nico Myburgh's dream to produce a great South African red blend in the style of Bordeaux when, in 1950, he inherited the wine estate that had been in the Myburgh family since the mid 18th century.
Caroline's White Wine Review
Don't miss meeting the Cape's top-performing white wine and bubbly producers at Caroline's White Wine Review on Wednesday 21 September 2011. To be held in the ballroom at the Westin Grand Hotel.
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