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Constantia Glen, a magnificent wine estate perched high on the upper reaches of the Constantiaberg, are known for their superb cool climate wines including their Sauvignon Blanc and Bordeaux styled reds which are all awarded 4 ½ stars year on year in the John Platter...

The usual heat in the Cape over the harvesting season during the past couple of months, without much rain, has resulted in some speedy picking once the winemakers were happy with the correct phenolic ripeness and sugar levels of the grapes. Chatting to winemakers Bruwer...

Fleur du Cap is a well known local wine brand that year on year produces consistently excellent wines. Fleur du Cap is owned by South Africa’s largest wine company, Distell, who in turn own The Bergkelder (cellar in the mountain) which is where the wines...

Morgenster Estate celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2011 and so owner Giulio  Bertrand coincided this celebration with the harvest of the grapes for his first white wine, the Morgenster White 2011. The wine was launched last week along with the outstanding flagship 2009 Morgenster Red...

Zinfandel is an exotic and unique red cultivar which originated on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast . However its claim to fame really started when the variety reached the East Coast of the United States of America around 1829. Later in the 1880’s Zinfandel took a firm...

I don’t think there are many wine farms that can say that their first bottling of wine was in 1892 and that they are still around as a leading winery producing outstanding quality wines! So good are their wines that anybody serious about collecting...

Food24, in partnership with MSquared, proudly announces the inaugural South Africa’s Wine List of the Year Awards. The awards will be the most inclusive awards to date, giving every restaurant, whatever the size of their wine list, the chance to win. Organised by industry leaders, Michael...

I am addicted to beef biltong, so for Christmas a family member gave me a Biltong making kit. I imagine they were thinking that this machine would churn out loads of excellent biltong to help ease my affliction! The Biltong King required assembling ...