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One of our pioneering ladies in the wine industry is the vibrant Cathy Marshall who has successfully been making excellent wines either as a consultant for other wineries or under her own label for many years. In 1997 she started her Barefoot Wine Company (BWC)...

Justin van Wyk, wine maker at Beau Constantia, had a pleasant surprise recently when his first vintage of the Cecily Viognier from this estate received the trophy for Top Viognier at the Novare SA Terroir Awards 2011. Beau Constantia is a boutique wine farm situated close...

The strange weather we are having with Spring blossoms out long before their due date means we need to think about preparing our “winter” bodies for those summer days ahead! Cutting down on what we eat is one thing but we forget about the alcohol...

Golfing supremo, Ernie Els, love for red wine encouraged him back in 1999 to start a joint venture winery outside Stellenbosch, with Jean Englebrecht who at that stage was managing his families wine estate, Rust en Vrede The duo created the brand Ernie Els Wines...

De Wetshof Estate, outside Robertson, has its history dating back to 1949 and today under the ownership of larger than life wine personality Danie de Wet, they are undoubtedly one of the foremost wine producers in South Africa. It was Danie’s passion for Chardonnay which...

An invitation last week to have lunch with Bernhard and Peta Veller, owners of the lovely Nitida Cellars outside Durbanville, I knew would be special! This dynamic couple never stop at making the experience at Nitida exciting and besides producing a range of excellent wines...

  CONGRATULATIONS TO JENNIFER HOLMES AND ANDREAS SCHAAL ON WINNING OUR WOMAN'S DAY COMPETITION! This one's for the girls! Boys can enter their girls though. Competition running at Kloof Street and Newlands stores for one week only! ...

Accomplished wine maker Louis Nel has a track record of successes rather like film stars winning Oscars! Most of us who enjoy fine wine have bought a bottle or two from well known wineries such as Warwick, Hidden Valley and Lands End. But what many...