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Chenin Blanc Struts Its Stuff

South Africa’s iconic white wine has evolved into a multifaceted star, molded by the hands of inspired winemakers.
25 July 2016 Wine Enthusiast, Lauren Buzzeo

De Wetshof News: July 2016

A vine is a truly wonderful plant, and does not ask for much: planting in the correct soils conducive to its relevant variety, as well as sufficient sunlight for bud-break, flowering and to ripen the grapes. A splash of water to nourish the roots that can creep down to over two metres beneath the surface.
25 July 2016 De Wetshof Estate

New at Lourensford: Soup and Wine pairings

What could be better than a heart-warming soup, paired with the perfect wine? At Lourensford we not only offer one, but four soups and wines to pair!
25 July 2016 Lourensford

Grande Provence launches first Amphora wine

Grande Provence has released its first Amphora Wine, an unusually aromatic and ultra-elegant Franschhoek Chenin Blanc fermented and matured in egg-shaped Tuscan clay amphorae capturing over 6 000 years of winemaking history.
25 July 2016 Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Durbanville Hills Rhinofields 2013 Pinotage

Durbanville Hills Winery and Distell have the support of nine leading grape growers in the valley leading up the valley from the winery.
25 July 2016 Durbanville Hills Cellar

It's the way you do it

Ella Fitzgerald sang that “It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it … that’s what gets results”.
25 July 2016 WOSA Blog, Fiona McDonald

Kosher Wine: Myths and Facts

There’s always one. In every crowd, at least one. “Oh, I don’t want that kosher wine” — the word “kosher” said with such disdain as to indicate he thinks it’s made from floor-sweepings and old army boots.
25 July 2016 Algemeiner, Norman Lever

Pokémon Go: Wineries catch on to potential

Will the new online Pokémon game become a marketing tool for wineries seeking to attract Millennials? The 'pocket monsters' have shown up in the award-winning Noma restaurant and vineyards in the US, France and Australia...
25 July 2016 Decanter, Chris Mercer

Top spots for well-heeled wine lovers

New York - So you’ve been to Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Tuscany and splashed out for the exorbitant winery tasting-room fees in the Napa Valley. Where next?
25 July 2016 IOL, Elin McCoy