COVID WINE NEWS

Practical in the cellar

Focus on Rosé

In recent years there has been an upsurge in interest in Rosé in all parts of the world. Having previously suffered the connotation of being a sweet housewife wine that is only sold in supermarkets, it now features, inter alia, on the wine lists of top Manhattan...

The sorting of grapes

In South Africa the price of grapes or wine was traditionally linked to the sugar content of the grapes or the subsequent alcohol content of the wine. The higher the sugar content, the higher the price earned by the cellar or producer. This is obviously not quality...

Cleaning and reusing barrels

As a result of the high initial cost of oak barrels, it is essential for them to be used optimally with regard to what may be extracted from it. It is also common knowledge that penetration in the wood occurs to a certain depth only and moreover, the precipitation of...