Vriesenhof refreshed range for Spring

Now that the warmer days are creeping in, I tasted this new and refreshed unwooded Chardonnay 2016 from Vriesenhof Vineyards. If you are not a fan of Chardonnay, but love white wine then unwooded is definitely a good way to start Read more

VL Christina rocks Women’s Day

The Christina range of wines from Van Loveren Family Vineyards in the Robertson Wine Valley, South Africa, are the perfect treat this Women’s day – why? Well when we hear of Van Loveren, we think Four Cousins (who are all men) Read more

A perfect Winter Red – Jason’s Creek

In my glass this  week is the Jason’s Creek Classic Red 2015 by Jason’s Hill Wines. It’s a Cape Blend (Pinotage, Petit Verdot and Tannat) which was full-bodied, somewhat spicy and full of berry flavour. It’s only around 70 bucks from Read more

Shannon Vineyards Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Situated high on the western rim of the cool-climate Elgin Valley and owned by James and Stuart Downes, Shannon Vineyards produce three highly-acclaimed site-specific wines, all with names taken from geographical features along the mountain range above the vineyards. One Read more

The Game Reserve – wines with a cause

I recently received this wine (Cab Sauv 2014) for review and learnt that for each bottle of Game Reserve wines sold globally, a contribution of R3 is made towards the Wilderness Foundation’s conservation and education programmes throughout Africa.  To date, Read more