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[caption id="attachment_2160" align="alignright" width="392"] The famous avenue of trees[/caption] In 2009 The Neethlingshof wine estate outside  Stellenbosch launched a  highly successful reserve tier of wines, made exclusively from hand-picked grapes, which are named The Short Story Collection.  They draw attention to Neethlingshof’s rich and varied narratives,...

Once a month we head off from Cape Town to our retreat in the Koue Bokkeveld and to get there I often vary the route to make the trip more interesting. However a favourite (and must say shorter route) is via the Huguenot tunnel and...

Steenberg Vineyards, the oldest farm in the Constantia Valley, has a portfolio of exceptional wines which I enjoy tasting on a frequent basis! A couple of years ago they introduced their Intriguing HMS range of wines  which certainly added another wonderful dimension to the Steenberg...

[caption id="attachment_2124" align="alignleft" width="560"] The beautiful views over Glen Carlou vineyards[/caption] The famous white variety Chardonnay is grown in most wine making countries and arguably produces the very best of dry white wines as well as the finest of Champagnes. The grape can be grown with...

Many of my wine drinking companions use the first month of the year to give themselves a break from alcoholic drinks. A good idea I imagine especially after the festive season where the liver has been punished with an exhaustible amount of rich food and...

Wrapping up at work and preparing to celebrate the upcoming holidays and festive season can become somewhat stressful. Last-minute shopping for presents and stocking up with food and wine is often draining! So, here's a little bit of help in the wine department so that you...

Well-made rosés (sometimes referred to as Blanc de Noir) made from red grape varieties and produced in a dry style are becoming popular amongst South Africa's wine-drinking folk. Lazy al fresco lunches washed down with a glass of deliciously cold rosé is a most enjoyable experience....

Doolhof is an intriguing wine estate nestled in a fertile and beautiful valley just outside Wellington, below the start of the Bain's Kloof Pass. The name Doolhof is Afrikaans for "Labyrinth". According to Greek mythology Labyrinth was the name given for a large and elaborate structure...

Awareness of the slow but amplified destruction of our earth has meant more and more people and companies contributing to environmentally acceptable products and sustainable farming practises. Since its inception in 2009, the Nedbank Green Wine Awards, has aimed to reward and elevate the quality...