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Annual Mushroom forage at Boschendal with Justin Williams on May 6th

The Boschendal Estate has a variety of microclimate areas which are perfect for the growth of wild mushrooms. You are invited to spend a day, part of which is foraging for wild mushrooms with Justin Williams. Since boyhood Justin has been a keen forager and given his love for wild mushrooms, his has become a well-known name in Cape Town, and he is frequently consulted on matters mushroom.
27 March 2017 Boschendal Estate

Bouchard Finlayson 2013 Galpin Peak Tête de Cuvée Pinot Noir takes Gold at the Global Pinot Noir Masters Awards

Lauded European drinks trade publication The Drinks Business has announced the results of its prestigious Global Pinot Noir Masters Awards, recognizing the finest Pinot noirs in the world. In last year’s competition, Bouchard Finlayson’s Galpin Peak Pinot Noir 2013 scored Gold, followed this year by flagship red, the 2013 Tête de Cuvée Galpin Peak Pinot Noir also taking Gold, at 94 points.
27 March 2017 Bouchard Finlayson

How Technology Is Minimizing The Differences Between Good And Bad Wine Vintages

I was born in a bad vintage. Aside from Port—which I adore, and which was stunning in my birth year—1977 was not exactly a benchmark year for most of the world’s major wine-growing regions.
27 March 2017, Brian Freedman

L’Ormarins MCC and nougat – a pairing of the senses

The latest offering to emerge from the Anthonij Rupert Tasting Room is guaranteed to get your taste buds tickling with delight, as the L’Ormarins MCC and nougat pairing takes bubbly enjoyment to the next level.
27 March 2017 Anthonij Rupert Wyne

Vinexpo heads for New York!

Vinexpo announces the launch of Vinexpo New York, with the inaugural show to be held on 5 and 6 March 2018. Following success in Europe and Asia, Vinexpo now opens the doors to the US market – the world’s leading wine consumer.
27 March 2017 Vinexpo

Where is all the Champagne going? See the latest figures

As the UK gears up to trigger Article 50 next week, a new report shows the extent of damage inflicted on Champagne sales in Britain by a 'sudden' fall in the pound sterling currency amid the Brexit vote. Below, see charts based on Comité Champagne data to show which country drank the most in 2016.
27 March 2017 Decanter, Chris Mercer