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The SA Cheese Festival celebrates 18 years of cheese and more

The SA Cheese Festival celebrates 18 years of cheese and more

The South African Cheese Festival celebrates its 18th anniversary this year with a festival of 18-experiences-in-one from 26-28 April 2019.  This ‘Festival of the Year’ (as awarded in 2018) promises a tasting experience of popular local and international cheeses,...
Renowned New Zealand winemaker set to judge Michelangelo

Renowned New Zealand winemaker set to judge Michelangelo

For this first time since its inception, the Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards will welcome a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc expert to its judging panel. Ben Glover from Marlborough, the source of some of the world’s best and most popular Sauvignon Blanc...
100-year old Domaine René Engel wine goes under the hammer

100-year old Domaine René Engel wine goes under the hammer

100 years after Domaine René Engel’s foundation, 1156 bottles, magnums, jeroboams and 1 methuselah, originating directly from the Domaine’s underground vaulted cellar and spread over 168 lots, will be offered at auction on Sunday June 16th, 2019 at Hotel Beau-Rivage...
Frank Meaker selected to join Bordeaux Brotherhood

Frank Meaker selected to join Bordeaux Brotherhood

Frank Meaker, cellarmaster at Org de Rac Winery in the Swartland and a long-time Paarl resident, has been inducted into the elite Commanderie de Bordeaux, an international wine organisation based in Bordeaux in France which is committed to spreading the ethos and...
The Blaauwklippen Blending Battle is on!

The Blaauwklippen Blending Battle is on!

Are you an aspirational wine blending champion? The time has come for wine clubs to once again battle it out in the 36th annual Blaauwklippen Blending Competition. The winning blend will be sold under the BBC label in a Magnum (1.5 litre) bottle, and the winning team...
Neil Ellis celebrates 35 years of vineyard-selected wines

Neil Ellis celebrates 35 years of vineyard-selected wines

This year, Neil Ellis Wines, the pioneer wine producer in site identification, grape sourcing and site-specific wines, will celebrate its 35th anniversary since the first vintage of his namesake label.     The 1984 Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced...