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Wine of Origin: Coastal Region Winery Location: Paarl Winemaker: Jeremy Borg Background: Painted Wolf owners Jeremy and Emma Borg have two passions: wine and nature. Of course, both go hand-in-hand, but in Jeremy and Emma's case the nature side concentrates on their enthusiasm and love for the rare...

Wine of Origin: Durbanville Winery Location:  M58 Durbanville Winemaker: Thys Louw Background: The Durbanville wine region is one of the oldest wine regions in the Cape and Diemersdal Estate has history that can be traced back to 1698. An old leather-bound book dated 1705 lists 45 wine barrels, a wine press and...

Wine of Origin: Simonsberg - Stellenbosch  Winery Location: R44 Stellenbosch Winemaker: Chris Boustred Background: This week saw the announcement of the winners of the inaugural Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge for 2014. Even out of a total of 126 entries the Remhoogte Honeybunch 2013 was included in the top...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Location: R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West Winemaker: Guy Webber Background: Stellenzicht's vineyards lie in a prime wine-growing area and benefit from having a cool climate helped by having False Bay just a few kilometres away. This ensures that the grapes ripen slowly on the suitable terroir allowing...

Wine of Origin: Ceres Plateau Winery Location: 112 Plattekloof Road, Panorama Cellarmaster: Charles Hopkins Winemaker: Elzette du Preez Background: De Grendel is a sprawling farm on the outskirts of Durbanville owned by the Graaf family. Their winemaking team is headed up by cellarmaster Charles Hopkins who is obsessed with quality and this shows...

Wine Concepts will be hosting its 12th exclusive Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon Festival at The Vineyard Hotel on Friday 26th September. Guests will be treated to an enticing selection of these two varieties! This popular annual festival gives wine lovers the opportunity to taste latest release Sauvignon...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Location: Twee Jonge Gezellen Estate, Tulbagh Winemaker: Rudiger Gretschel Background: The House of Krone has an established track record of producing outstanding quality Method Cap Classique wines. The Krone Borealis Brut and Krone Rose Cuvee Brut have proved popular choices, vintage upon vintage, with bubbly lovers and...