Grande Provence June Wine & Dine Collaboration
Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate is proud to present the next ‘Wine and Dine Collaboration’ on 25 June 2014, from 19h00, at R495.00 per person. The Wine of the Month is Cabernet Sauvignon.
Tasting assessments, The Top Six 'Classic' Chenin Blancs
The consensus about this line-up was that it was one of the best showings of Chenin – a pleasure to taste – largely due to the diversity of styles, the range of wines from oaked to unoaked, rich and full-bodied to elegant and pure.
When it comes to Chenin Blanc, naturally does it
Looking at the range of flavours and factors in the success of Chenin Blanc, Cathy Marston describes the background of these top-rated wines.
The Cap Classique Association 4th Technical Seminar - Book now to avoid disappointment
THE CAP CLASSIQUE ASSOCIATION is proud to announce the program for the 4th Technical Seminar Day brought to you by SA Litho, which will be held on Tuesday 23th July 2013 at Joostenberg Conference Center, Stellenbosch.
South Africa's Chenin Blancs: cheap and refreshing
If your warm-weather wine-drinking habits are anything like mine, you’re always looking for something new and invigorating.
MCC - Consol preferential rates 2013
The Cap Classique Producers’ Association is proud to announce that they have recently negotiated a mutual support agreement with CONSOL GLASS for all paid-up members of the Association.
Not all wines are created equal!
By law, wine in South Africa is produced from fresh grapes, and yeast, that can either occur naturally on the grapes or gets introduced to the must. Depending on various other considerations like style, grape quality and the health of the wine, additional additions of acid, sulfur dioxide, wood products, and various fining materials can be added.
Jewels of the Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase
The Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase is one of the highlights of the South African wine year, and it never fails to be a fascinating and satisfying tasting experience. This extraordinary tasting is the only regular opportunity for the public to taste the unusual, creative wines that our top winemakers produce when they’re having fun and stretching the limits of their craft.

Star studded 2012 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction line-up
A full house of 52 exceptional wines signified by creativity and great diversity of styles in small volumes, will go under the hammer at the 28th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier in the Stellenbosch Winelands on Saturday, 6 October.

Top 100 SA Wine tasting public festival at the One&Only
Three hundred lucky locals attended the hugely successful wine tasting festival at the Waterfront at Cape Town last Thursday. With South Africa's top 100 wines available for tasting, together with the wine maker in attendance, it was not at all surprising that the event was so successful and an absolute sell-out.

A short harvest report for 2012 at Teddy Hall Wines
Stellenbosch had a slightly above average winter rainfall in all months except for a dry July.  Like last year our annual average was below norm and water reserves are under strain.
Top 100 SA Wines 2012 results
The eagerly awaited winning wines from South Africa's Top 100 Wine Challenge were announced last night together with the launch of the new edition book Top 100 SA Wines and Wine Lists 2012.
Top 100 SA Wines December events
Top 100 SA Wines focuses on providing a variety of promotional opportunities for winning vineyards and establishments. This includes key local and international venues.

'Celebrating Méthode Cap Classique' a sparkling success
A most beautiful as well as informative coffee table book about South Africa's sparkling wine industry has just been published. 'Celebrating Méthode Cap Classique' has been written by Di Burger, and is the first complete bubbly book.

Auction Season - a preview
Driving to the CWG tasting I found myself wondering just how much the new selection criteria was a posturing exercise and if it would translate into better wines.
2011 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Wines announced
Exceptional wines with a creative edge and great diversity of styles is the hallmark of the 2011 selection of exclusive wines that will go under the hammer at the 27th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier outside Stellenbosch on Saturday, 1 October.
Teddy Hall's post Harvest overview
On the 10th of March I reported: Most grapes in by now. The grapes are healthy with bunches and grapes slightly smaller than average, leading to a bit smaller crop. Rain stayed away during harvesting days making it an easy harvest.
2011 Harvest Report
Encouraged by our sleeping barrels and hibernating vines we winemakers slow down in winter. Like a fireside trance it’s easy to feel cocooned by rain beating on roofs, or falling in great sheets across the Flats and out to a granite grey sea.
Top 100 South African Wines 2011 - full results
The most talked-about competition of the year - results in full!
2011 Winners of the Classic Wine Trophy announced
Groot Constantia has been named the overall winner of the 2011 Classic Wine Trophy competition held at the Taj Hotel on Friday evening with the winning farm’s winemaker Boela Gerber taking home the Bacchus trophy as well as a return flight to France courtesy of the competition.
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