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Israel Aims to Recreate Wine That Jesus and King David Drank

HEFER VALLEY, Israel — The new crisp, acidic and mineral white from a high-end Israeli winery was aged for eight months — or, depending on how you look at it, at least 1,800 years.
1 December 2015 Jodi Rudoren, The New York Times

Landskroon Chenin Blancs 2015

I always thought that calling Chenin Blanc The Workhorse of the South African Wine Industry, it gave it the grape a negative connotation. Chenin Blanc is the most widely planted wine grape in South Africa, in a vineyard 6 times larger than its. It is used for the finest dry Fino sherry style wines, for grape juice concentrate, for sparkling wines, potstill brandy and and and.
1 December 2015 Michael Olivier

Neil Ellis wines release their maiden Vineyard Selection Cinsaut Noir

Produced from 40-year-old bush vines in the Groenekloof ward in the Darling Hills
1 December 2015 Neil Ellis Wines

Joanne Gibson is Du Toitskloof SA Wine Writer of the Year

With a brilliant piece of imaginative writing, award-winning wine journalist Joanne Gibson took the laurels in this year’s Du Toitskloof SA Wine Writer of the Year Competition held in association with Standard Bank. Having twice won the Franschhoek Wine Writer Competition, the country’s richest wine writing award eluded her until this year when her entry was unanimously adjudged the winning piece.
1 December 2015 Du Toitskloof Winery

"Pick me up" dessert with Zonnebloem Pinotage

Tiramisu, the coffee-flavoured, finger-biscuit dessert with layers of mascarpone has long been a favourite of many South African restaurants and aspiring chefs. The name - “pick me up” or “lift me up” in Italian - is quite a fitting one for anyone with a sweet tooth needing a bit of a boost after a long week of meetings and mails.
1 December 2015 Zonnebloem

Festive season highlights at Boschendal

You might be in the mood for a gourmet dinner in a jaw-dropping setting, or feel like a casual picnic with a difference with family and friends, and at Boschendal we want to make your plans come true this year-end.
30 November 2015 Boschendal Wines

From inequality to a ‘place of abundance’ - Enaleni launches in SA

Enaleni, a new range of premium quality wines with true varietal characters, has been released to the South African market and hopes to uplift its community from a history of inequality to a ‘place of abundance’.
30 November 2015 Enaleni Vineyards

Celebrate Christmas & New Year’s Eve at Grande Provence in Franschhoek

Treat friends and family this festive season to an unforgettable fine dining experience at The Restaurant at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek.
30 November 2015 Grande Provence