Van Ryn’s 20 year-old Brandy awarded best in the world

South Africa is celebrating with the announcement that the locally produced Van Ryn’s 20-year-old potstill brandy has been awarded World’s Best Wine Brandy at the 2022 World Brandy Awards. The World Brandy Awards which see the finest brandies enter from around the world, is presented by TheDrinksReport.com, and rewards and promotes the world’s best spirits […]

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Durbanville Wine Valley unveils landmark Sauvignon Blanc

The inaugural vintage of a milestone Sauvignon Blanc wine has been released by the 13 wineries of the Durbanville Wine Valley that supplied the wine for its making. While collaborations of this scale are rare, it is the region’s reputation for pioneering and award-winning Sauvignon Blanc that makes this an outstanding contribution to the pantheon […]

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Fall in love (again) with Delheim Cabernet Sauvignon

Renowned Stellenbosch wine estate releases its 2018 vintage  February is a time of first loves. For wine cognoscenti, that passion belongs to Delheim Estate and its Cabernet Sauvignon, whose 2018 vintage has just been released. The 2018 vintage was a recovery year for the vines, recalls winemaker Roelof Lotriet. They were emerging from years of […]

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Wines unboxed

Disclaimer: These wines featured have been sent to me as media drops. This post is not paid for and reflects my own unbiased opinion. With another nationwide ban on alcohol, the industry as a whole has been shaken to its core yet again. Now more than ever the industry needs our support. If you do […]

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Groot Constantia’s Grand Constance 3 ways – Part 1.

**I was gifted this bottle of Grand Constance by Groot Constantia to create a series of posts with. All views and thoughts are my own**   In Celebration of Groot Constantia’s 333 years  as South Africa’s oldest existing wine estate, I was gifted a bottle of their award winning  Grand Constance Muscat wine to do […]

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Darling Brew: Africa’s first Carbon Neutral Brewery.

**My visit to the Brewery and this post is sponsored by Darling Brew and West Coast Way.** Local craft beer is something that is loved and celebrated in my household. I do consider myself somewhat of a beer drinker and I take pride in my very basic knowledge and ability to tell a Weiss apart from […]

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