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Winery location: Constantia Wine of Origin: Western Cape Winemaker: JD Pretorius   Background:. Steenberg already has a reputation for its excellent MCC’s, namely the 1682 Brut NV made from 100% Chardonnay and their vintage Pinot Noir Rose, but this week they launched their new addition, the Lady R, which...

Wine of Origin: Elgin Winemaker: Andries Burger Background: Andries Burger, wine maker at the Paul Cluver Estate in Elgin, was overwhelmed when he received 94 points for both his Paul Cluver Estate Chardonnay 2014 and the flagship Seven Flags Chardonnay 2014 at the Prescient Chardonnay Report 2015 ...

Winery Location: Mareuil-Sur-Ay, France Chief Winemaker: Francois Domi Background: Back in 1818, Nicolas François Billecart and Elisabeth Salmon founded Billecart-Salmon.  Since then, the small family owned House has been committed to continue the family tradition by abiding to their oath: ‘Give priority to quality, strive for excellence’....

On Friday 20th November we will be hosting our ‘Finer Things in Life’ Champagne Festival, now in its fourteenth year, with the theme of Fire and Ice at The Vineyard Hotel! From 6.00pm – 9.00pm we will be offering numerous cuvees for tasting from premium and...

Wine of Origin: Franschhoek/ Walker Bay Winemaker: Van Zyl du Toit Background: Allée Bleue is situated on the outskirts of Franschhoek, and named after the old, blue eucalyptus trees which line the imposing entrance to the estate. The farm was bought  in 1999, by the Dauphin family,...

Wine of Origin:  Western Cape Winery Location:  Die Bergkelder, Stellenbosch Cellarmaster: Wim Truter Winemaker: Pieter Badenhorst Background: The Unfiltered collection from Fleur du Cap is a range of premium wines often considered as benchmarks in the industry. This month saw two new additions to the range, namely an unfiltered...