2019 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year Awards Announced

The winners of the 2019 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday 23rd November, with Daniel Keulder from Nitida Wines, and Herman du Preez from Stellenrust Wines claiming top honours respectively.  The Winemaker and Young Winemaker awards, […]

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My Top 10 Reds to Drink Right Now

Over the past year I’ve been lucky enough to taste so many varietals from many a region, local and international; I didn’t know existed. Through the WSET course it has diversified my palette and changed my viewpoint for the better. Before I started level 2 I had more of a fondness for a full-bodied Chardonnay […]

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Off the Beeten Track – Visit the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Region

  Being a new-found wine geek, I’ve only recently discovered that Walker Bay/Hemel-en-Aarde is renowned for South Africa’s best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay during my recent  WSET courses. This left me with a curious palate and a sense of adventure to travel to the wine region. Not knowing the area very well, I opted to […]

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