Tokara launches premium MCC

I attended the launch of Tokara‘s premium, 100% Chardonnay MCC with outgoing winemaker Miles Mossop. This MCC has been 12 years in the making and the first release, a 2011 has only 3000 bottles produced. Just look at the unique Read more

Glen Carlou celebrates 30 years of Chardonnay

Glen Carlou is celebrating their 30th Chardonnay harvest. Established in 1985, the picturesque Simondium estate may be a young gun among its more time-honoured neighbours, but has nonetheless managed to make a name for itself as one of South Africa’s leading Read more

SA’s first craft gin club

I had the pleasure of attending the launch of the Gin Box SA with  founder, Jean Buckham. While South Africa has certainly caught gin fever, it might come as a surprise that there are more than 75 local gin brands being produced Read more

Fine wine and Art at Durbanville Hills

Art at Durbanville Hills has just opened a new exhibition featuring Marke Meyer’s Bronze sculpture art The theme is “The Legacy of Laughter and Lost Moments” which I really love because this is sometimes how I feel when drinking wine Read more

Lourensford Limited Edition Cuvee 89 MCC

Lourensford Estate in Somerset West, in keeping with a tradition of creating premium, limited release wines, has launched the exclusive Lourensford Cuvee 89 MCC Brut Zero 2007.   The Lourensford Cuvee 89 MCC Brut Zero 2007, with just 525 bottles Read more

Gabriëlskloof releases Part 2 of its Landscape Series

Gabriëlskloof Wine & Olive Estate has unveiled three red wines to form part of its Landscape Series, a collection of superlative wines that are the very essence of their vineyards and winemaking philosophy. All naturally fermented, they are: Gabriëlskloof Landscape Read more