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Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Cellarmaster: Rolf Zeitvogel Background:  Blaauwklippen wine farm outside Stellenbosch first planted the variety Zinfandel in 1978 (Zinfandel is an exotic and unique red cultivar which originated on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast). Rolf Zeitvogel, Cellarmaster at Blaauwklippen, has over his 13 years at the farm...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Winemaker: Philip Costandius Background: Oldenburg Vineyards in the Banghoek Valley near Stellenbosch was purchased by Adrian Vanderspuy in 2003, and is the neighbouring farm to the farm he was born on so his life took on a full circle! Despite spending most of...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Winemaker: Sjaak Nelson Background: The vineyards on the Jordan Wine Estate form part of the Stellenbosch Kloof ravine which encompasses varying elevations on which they have planted both red and white grape varieties suited to specific sites. Besides having suitable soils the Kloof...

Wine: Vrede en Lust Red Shale Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Winery location: Simondium Wine of Origin: Elgin Winemaker:  Susan Erasmus with Karlin Nel Background: Vrede en Lust, on the outskirts of the magnificent Franschhoek Valley, has released two new wines, a Sauvignon Blanc and a Syrah, to celebrate their recently...

Wine: Meinert Family Collection Riesling 2013 Winery location: Devon Valley Wine of Origin: Elgin Winemaker: Martin Meinert Background: Martin Meinert is a formidable player in our wine making industry and has been responsible for the success of many well-known wine brands such as Vergelegen, Sylvanvale Winery and Ken Forrester...

Winery location: Durbanville Wine of Origin: Coastal Winemaker:  Daniel Keulder Background: Nitida Wine Farm, perched on top of the hill overlooking the Durbanville Wine Valley, has a reputation for its award winning wines, and as I am always looking for a good excuse to celebrate the year ahead...

Winery location: Robertson Wine of Origin: Robertson Winemaker:  Peter de Wet Background:  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 and his sons Peter and Johann, they are undoubtedly one...

Winery location: Stellenbosch Wine of Origin: Simonsberg Winemaker:  Estelle Lourens Background: Uitkyk Wine Estate, boasts one of the most beautiful Georgian neoclassical double story homes in the Stellenbosch wine lands which dates back to 1788. Always worth a visit but not only to see the homestead but to...

Winery location: Constantia Wine of Origin: Western Cape Winemaker: JD Pretorius   Background:. Steenberg already has a reputation for its excellent MCC’s, namely the 1682 Brut NV made from 100% Chardonnay and their vintage Pinot Noir Rose, but this week they launched their new addition, the Lady R, which...

Wine of Origin: Elgin Winemaker: Andries Burger Background: Andries Burger, wine maker at the Paul Cluver Estate in Elgin, was overwhelmed when he received 94 points for both his Paul Cluver Estate Chardonnay 2014 and the flagship Seven Flags Chardonnay 2014 at the Prescient Chardonnay Report 2015 ...