Stellenbosch – The ‘Kingdom of Cabernet’

Today, the 2nd of September, the wine world celebrates the undisputed king of red varieties – Cabernet Sauvignon – the most widely planted red grape variety in the world. To celebrate International Cabernet Sauvignon Day, we have focused our attention on Cabernet Sauvignon specifically from the Stellenbosch region in South Africa and to highlight the […]

South Africa: inspiring times

Since the early 1990s, South Africa has enjoyed a peaceful, positive and democratic existence. Dynamic and enormously diverse as a nation, South Africa’s Western Cape offers the very same attributes in its winemaking tradition and history, which dates back over three and a half centuries. As the shackles of apartheid fell loose, established winemakers re-emerged […]

Australia: new wave wines with gravitas

There was a time in the late 1980s and early 1990s when everybody was talking about Australian wine. Even the French were discussing the virtues of the wares produced in this largely emerging wine-producing nation, who burst onto the vinous scene with wines that literally jumped from the glass with bold fruit flavours and catchy […]

New Zealand: Sauvignon Blanc is not the only fruit…

There was a time when New Zealand was just about Sauvignon Blanc. There was little else in fact, pitched to the world in a burgundy-shaped bottle emblazoned most notably with a grey, almost misty-cove like image… The contents of the bottle pushed the virtues of the Sauvignon Blanc varietal to the world in a way […]

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