On 11 April we spent a day in the heart of KWV, the Cathedral Cellar in Paarl, sharing some of the finest P’s in life: Pinotage, Petit Verdot and Perold.
In a trailblazing initiative, South Africa’s foremost auction house, Strauss & Co, has entered a joint venture with leading online wine merchant, Wine Cellar, and top sommelier, Higgo Jacobs, to launch a Fine Wine Auction programme.
Start your weekend with a breath of fresh air at the Spier Night run, schuck and slurp the day away at the Bubbly and Oyster Festival and the Stellenbosch Wine Festival is bringing a new twist as the V&A Waterfront plays host to this great gathering of and wine experts and fans.
Everyone needs a bit of yesteryear now and again. And whenever this feeling raises it’s head, Emile Joubert makes a beeline for Vriesenhof.
Allesverloren sounds like a cry of despair, but when RICHARD HOLMES chatted to the farm’s fifth-generation occupant, Danie Malan, he found him thoroughly upbeat – about his wines, pioneering and Portuguese cultivars.
A vision, a goal. Both have come to fruition in an exceptional wine created at Tokara: Telos 2015. EMILE JOUBERT learns from its makers how this exemplary Cabernet Sauvignon came about.