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Wine of Origin: Elgin Winemaker: Miles Mossop Viticulturist: Aiden Morton Background: The premium wines produced from the winery, Tokara, are named the Reserve Collection range. The wines are made from site specific vineyards (on both their Elgin and Stellenbosch properties) which were selected by using the specialised NDVI process This process captures...

Wine of Origin: Elim Winery Location: Cape Town Winemaker: Trizanne Barnard Background: One of the Capes foremost women wine makers, Trizanne Barnard, established her own brand in 2008, Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW). Having had previous experience working harvests in France, Portugal, and Australia as well as being the winemaker of a few...

It’s August and time to taste seductive Sauvignons at our fifteenth exclusive Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon Festival which takes place in Cape Town at The Vineyard Hotel in Claremont on Friday 18th August from 5.00pm till 8.00pm. For more details see below...

Wine of Origin:  Stellenbosch Winery Location:  Paradyskloof Winemaker: Nicky Claasens Background: Not only a legend in the rugby fraternity but also in the wine industry is Jan Boland-Coetzee owner and Cellarmaster of Vriesenhof Vineyards. His interest in Pinot Noir started over 38 years ago and since then he has been...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Winery location: Constantia Winemaker: JD Pretorius Background: Steenberg Vineyards, the oldest farm in the Constantia Valley, has added a rose to their HMS range of wines. The HMS range comprise’s of fruit from selected vineyards which may not all be from the Constantia region. Winemaker, JD Pretorius,...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Winery location: Sir Lowry’s Pass Winemaker: Leon Esterhuizen Background: Close to the Sir Lowry’s Pass village, you will discover Journeys End situated on the south west facing slopes of the Schaapenberg Hills. The vines are planted on excellent soils for wine and the vineyards benefit from the cool...

This month we look forward to welcoming you to our Winter Warmer Wine Festival at Lifestyles on Kloof, Cape Town on the 28th July from 16.00 – 20.00….see details below. In August it’s time to taste seductive Sauvignons and we celebrate our 15th year of this exclusive Sauvignon Blanc and...

Wine: Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2016 Wine of Origin: Upper Hemel en Aarde Valley Winemaker: Gordon and Nadia Newton-Johnson Background: It’s all about family at the Newton Johnson vineyards in the glorious Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth)  Valley outside Hermanus! Father Dave, who is one of South Africa’s first Cape...

Wine of Origin: Overberg Winemaker: Bruce Jack Winery: The Drift Background: Bruce Jack is a formidable figure in our local wine industry having being the founder of the highly successful International brand, Flagstone Wines, in 1998. Although he is still involved with the production of Flagstone wines he has other ventures which...

Wine of Origin: Piekenierskloof Cellarmaster: Martin Lamprecht Winery: Marras Wines Background: The recent results of this years Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show once again showcased some of the Capes finest wines which included several new “kids on the block” one of which being my choice for this week’s wine, The Marras Grenache...