Global Local: Jordi Viader i Soler17-09-2012

Favorite Wines: Cabernet Franc and Xarel·lo/White Grenache Jordi is one of those winemakers who has seen a lot in his years behind the barrels. Starting in 2004 he’s worked in multiple Catalan cellars, New Zealand,... more>

In The Glass: Cape of Good Hope Serruria 201027-07-2012

It was by random chance that I met Jordi Viader i Soler who is one of those traveling enologs that bounces around the world, working on different harvests, but specifically the harvest at La Vinyeta... more>

Tasting around Annandale21-03-2012

The Annandale estate, just off the namesake Annadale Road was established in 1688, making it one of the oldest in the Helderberg Valley region. It displays this age wonderfully as large, sweeping willows grace the... more>

Annoucing the release of our Stellenbosch Guide!06-02-2012

One of the oldest “New World” regions, wine has been produced in Stellenbosch and Cape Town at large for more than 350 years. We’re happy to announce the release of our Stellenbosch guide on Amazon,... more>

Welmoed: Everything collected under one roof01-02-2012

Calling themselves the “the company of wine people”, Welmoed is one of those wineries that offers pretty much something for everyone with a massive selection. They’re not an estate winery, but a co-op and as... more>

The age-old Rustenberg25-01-2012

Producing wine since the late 17th century, Rustenberg is a winery in the Greater Simonsberg area that has been run by the Barlow family for the last 60 years. In total the farm has 1,200... more>

Growling around Knorhoek18-01-2012

In the 18th century, if you had a problem with large, possibly man-eating felines cruising around your farm, then a phrase like, “knorhoek” or “the place where lions growl” would seem quite fitting. And this... more>

In the middle of Glenelly12-01-2012

The Glenelly Estate, set in the Idas Valley, on the southern slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain, was bought in 2003 by May-Eliane de Lencquesaing. For those unfamiliar with the name, she has been the owner... more>

Doing the Dornier03-01-2012

Set up against the mountains, Dornier is a winery with striking, majestic grounds. The curve on the roof of the modern winery building echoes the mountains behind it and everything works to center upon the... more>

A serving of Stellenrust29-12-2011

Stellenrust is well-situated. Not only does it have wonderful vistas of the mountains, including Table Mountain, but of the 200 hectares of vineyards they own, half of it is in the “Golden Triangle” which is... more>