Stellenbosch’s famous De Warenmarkt has presented many legendary wine events, but few will argue that the occasion hosted in November this year will go down as one of the most auspicious happenings seen in the Cape Winelands in a long time.
Telling stories that capture the spirit of people and places is a passion for Tip Africa Publishing, the team behind Stellenbosch Visio. MAGRIET KRUGER shares her picks.
There’s no better season to curl up with a bottle of warming red wine than winter – and no better place than Stellenbosch. With wine writer EMILE JOUBERT’s picks, you couldn’t be better served.
In the second and final instalment of Stellenbosch Visio editor Francé Beyers’s top Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction picks, she sets her sights on five more vinous gems to go under the hammer at this year’s elegant occasion. Think Single Vineyard Chardonnays, dashing Bordeaux-style red blends, a super-exclusive jeroboam, complex Cabernet Sauvignons and a South African icon hailing from 2009.
This years’ winners of the Absa Top 10 Pinotage Awards once more featured a strong Stellenbosch contingent as this uniquely South African wine continues to grow in international stature.
Stellenbosch remains a centre of excellence in the South African wine industry. This was reaffirmed once again with a great roundup of achievements over the past few weeks.