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

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

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

70 of 800 – Morgenster, Stellenbosch

Wine farm 70 of 800 is Morgenster tucked away at the very ends of the Stellenbosch Wine Routes in Somerset West. This farm produces some of the best, award winning, olive oil that I have ever tasted, including even truffle oil! You Read more

69 of 800 – Zevenwacht, Stellenbosch

Wine farm 69 of 800 is Zevenwacht Wine Estate in the Stellenbosch Wine Route. “Zevenwacht” translates to “Seven Expectations” in Dutch. The farm was founded in 1688 when the farm Langverwacht was granted to a French Huguenot wine farmer, Jeanne Read more