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The fundamental law of nature means that we all take part in the circle of life and I know as I go through mine many bottles of memorable wine will have been an integral part of it! One such wine I had the pleasure of...

Jeremy and Emma Borg have two passions, wine and nature! Both of course go hand in hand but in Jeremy and Emma’s case the nature side concentrates on their enthusiasm and love for the rare African Wild Dog alias the “Painted Wolf”. Their wine business began...

A handwritten invitation attached to a small bottle of Luddite Shiraz, was personally delivered to my office, making a refreshing change from the usual “email” invite! However knowing the man behind Luddite it was not surprising as Niels Verberg is a gentleman from the old...

My first visit to Hartenberg Estate was in the mid eighties when Gilbeys were the owners. They had purchased the farm from the Finlayson family and the delightful Eleanor Finlayson continued to live in the original manor house and manage the tasting room until...

[caption id="attachment_1214" align="alignright" width="360" caption="Entrance to Simonsig tasting room"][/caption] Simonsig is a well established winery on the outskirts of Stellenbosch. Since 1968 they have produced an extensive range of white, red and sparkling wines which over the years has won the hearts of both avid new...

Nestled amongst the Jonkershoek and Franschhoek mountain ranges in the beautiful Banghoek Valley you will find the home of Oldenburg Vineyards. The recently completed Cellar Door building houses their tasting room, vinoteque and offices which were designed by Cape Town architect Simon...

  Allée Bleue is situated on the outskirts of Franschhoek, and named after the old, blue eucalyptus trees which line the imposing entrance to the estate. The farm was bought in 1999, by the Dauphin family, who are owners of the prestigious German furniture manufacturer...

[caption id="attachment_1353" align="alignleft" width="560" caption="The tasting deck with gorgeous panoramic views"][/caption] Founded in 1989, Mulderbosch first entered the wine scene with their superb wooded Blanc Fume 1991(Sauvignon Blanc) and a year later with an unwooded 1992 Sauvignon Blanc , adding to other successful wineries at this...

The beautiful Elgin Valley in the Western Cape lies on a high inland plateau which is completely surrounded by mountains, has rapidly gained a reputation for the production of premium quality, cool climate wines. Believing in the excellence of the Elgin terroir and diversity of their...

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...