GROOT CONSTANTIA LADY OF ABUNDANCE 2018, PERFECT WITH CAT ROCHEFORT’S LAMB-STUFFED AUBERGINE WITH PEARL BARLEY SALAD…

Groot Constantia Lady of Abundance 2018, a delicious accessible, rich and generous glass by Boela Gerber, grapes by the Estate's Vineyardist Floricius Beukes...

SIMONSIG LABYRINTH CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2017, PERFECT WITH A TRANCHE OF SKIRT STEAK WITH MUSTARD SAUCE…

Simonsig Labyrinth Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, first bottled on the Estate in 1976, presents a fine wine as a result of improved clones on suitable sites...

OLDENBURG VINEYARDS SERIES SYRAH 2018, PERFECT PARTNER FOR ALIDA RYDER’S PAN SEARED DUCK BREAST WITH A HONEY SOY GLAZE…

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Syrah 2018, a perfect cool climate expression of this Southern French Grape by Nic van Aarde, Oldenburg Winemaker...

International Chardonnay Day May 27th, we celebrate Creation 2020 Reserve Chardonnay from the Hemel en Aarde Valley in the Walker Bay Wine Appellation…

We celebrate International Chardonnay Day with Creation 2020 Reserve Chardonnay from the Hemel en Aarde Valley in the Walker Bay Appellation...

Oldenburg Vineyards Rondekop Series Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, excellent with my Tomato Bredie…

Oldenburg Vineyards Rondekop Series Per Se Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, a perfect companion to a richly flavoured Tomato Bredie...

Oldenburg Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2020, so good with Carey Boucher Erasmus’s Courgette, Herb & Goat’s Cheese Fritters…

Oldenburg Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2020, Nic van Aarde's superb expression of a delicately oaked Chenin Blanc....

Easter Parade, Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc Steen op Hout 2019 from the beautiful Stellenbosch Wine Appellation on Michael Olivier Talking Wine Instagram Video

Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc Steen op Hout 2019, a legend in its lifetime. A fine oaked Chenin Blanc, so food oriented...

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016, so good with Dianne Bibby’s Red Wine Lamb Shanks…

Durbanville Hills Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2016, a fine expression of this South African Grape by Wilhelm Coetzee...

Easter Parade, Fort Simon Wines Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, both of the 2016 vintage from beautiful Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, on Michael Olivier Talking Wine Instagram Video

Fort Simon Wines from the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, serious, variety specific, elegant Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz of the 2016 Vintage...

Easter Parade, Middelvlei Momberg Pinotage 2018, from beautiful Devon Valley in Stellenbosch, on Michael Olivier Talking Wine Instagram Video

Middelvlei Momberg Pinotage 2018, a celebration of Pinotage and a celebration of the Momberg Family, owners of Middelvlei for over 100 years...

Easter Parade, Cape of Good Hope Riebeeksrivier Chenin Blanc 2019 on Michael Olivier Talking Wine Instagram Video

Cape of Good Hope Riebeeksrivier Chenin Blanc 2019 The winery where the Cape of Good Hope Wines are made is in Franschhoek at the Anthonij Rupert Winery. The Swartland Wine Appellation is the region from which the grapes for this wine come. Two small vineyards on the lower slopes of the Kasteelberg are the source.

Landskroon Pinotage 2018, great partner to Alida Ryder’s Easy Tomato Soup with grilled Cheese, perfect mid-week supper dish…

Landskroon Pinotage 2018, a gem of a wine, made from South Africa's Red Wine Grape Pinotage, great expression...

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, excellent with Diane Bibby’s Roast Leg of Lamb with Saffron Honey…

Oldenburg Vineyards Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, a great expression of the grape. from the cooler side of Stellenbosch...

Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2016, a wine of great historical significance for the Cape Wine Industry…

Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2016, a wine of great historical interest. Excellent drinking too...

Michael Olivier Talking Wine, Landskroon Paul de Villiers Cabernet Sauvignon 2018,  a podcast…

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, a flagflyer for the Estate. 5 generations of Pauls have been Cellarmasters...

Bellingham The Homestead Series Chardonnay 2019, the perfect partner to Nina Timm’s Granny’s Roast Chicken…

The Bellingham Homestead Series Chardonnay 2019 by Richard Duckitt is the perfect summer wine for lunch or dinner...

Advent Calendar Day 17, Tokara Reserve Collection Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2020 on Michael Olivier Talking Wine…

Tokara Reserve Collection Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2020, an utterly delicious cool climate wine, made from grapes from the Elgin Highlands...

De Grendel Proposal Hill Brut Rosé MCC 2016, excellent with Alida Ryder’s Sticky Cinnamon Buns with Pecan Nuts…

De Grendel Proposal Hill Brut Rosé MCC 2016, fine MCC by Charles Hopkns on De Grendel Estate in the Durbanville Wine Appellation...

Advent Calendar Day 14, Altydgedacht Blanc de Blancs 2019 on Michael Olivier Talking Wine…

Altydgedacht Blanc de Blancs MCC 2019, a gem of a wine from one of the oldest farms in the Durbanville Wine Appellation...

Advent Calendar Day 8, Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 – Michael Olivier Talking Wine…

Vergelegen Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, without doubt one of the truly great wines of the Cape...

Durbanville Hills MCC Blanc de Blancs 2016, perfect for any time, celebration or not, great with oysters or cheese…

Durbanville Hills MCC Blanc de Blanc 2016, a wine for all seasons and all occasions. Don't wait for a celebration, now's the time....

Advent Calendar Day 5, Doolhof Signatures of Doolhof Single Vineyard Malbec 2018 & Merlot 2017…

Signatures of Doolhof Single Vineyard Wines, the Malbec and the Merlot are from the Limietberg Wine Appellation...

Landskroon Blanc de Noir 2020 the perfect wine for my fresh Norwegian Salmon cured with Gabriel Boudier Saffron Gin…

Landskroon Blanc de Noir 2020, an off-dry Pinotage, the most delicate coral pink in colour and fabulous fruit on the nose and palate...

Durbanville Hills Honeysuckle Sparkling Demi Sec, so good with a Smoked Snoek Salad with a Sweet Curry Dressing…

Durbanville Hills Honeysuckle Sparkling Demi Sec, bang in fashion with an off dry sparkler. Made from Chenin Blanc, an anytime wine...

Oldenburg Vineyards Rondekop Series Rhodium 2017, excellent with Alida Ryder’s Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs with Cheesy Mash…

Oldenburg Vineyards, Rondekop Series Rhodium 2017, grapes from the slopes of Rondekop a gem of a blend, named for a precious metal...

Two gems from Ross Sleet, With Love from The Cape…

Ross Sleet of Rascallion Wines, on the Great Wall of China Ross Sleet is a wine person through and through. His hugely successful Rascallion Wine Range is a fine example of taking a brilliant wine and marketing it well, albeit in a different way. This range, With Love from the Cape, is not only typical

Do listen to my Podcast about The Durbanville Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2017, in the ABSA Top Ten…

The Durbanville Collector’s Reserve The Promenade Pinotage 2017, Top Ten position in the ABSA Pinotage Top Ten Awards 2020, rightly so...

De Wetshof Lilya 2020, a new release from the Estate, watch my YouTube Video…

De Wetshof Lilya 2020 De Wetshof Wine Estate in the Roberston Wine Appellation is a family owned business. Leading Chardonnay producers in the country, the Estate alwo produces a fabulous range of other varieties of wines. Peter de Wet - De Wetshof Winemaker on this Family Owned Estate Peter de Wet has produced a special

Zinaschke Steyn, a Nederburg Wine Maker, tells us about The Nederburg Winemaster’s Pinotage 2018 in celebration of Pinotage Day on the 12th October…

Zinaschke Steyn, a Winemaker at the Nederburg Wine Estate in Paarl, takes us through. tasting with The Nederburg Winemaster's Pinotage 2018...

Stellenbosch Hills Chenin Blanc 2020, watch my YouTube video…

Stellenbosch Hills Chenin Blanc 2020 Stellenbosch Hills is situated at Vlottenburg, just South of Stellenbosch. PG Slabbert is the Cellarmaster and James Osche the winemaker. James Ochse - Stellenbosch Hills Winemaker The winery draws its grapes from a number of suppliers in the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation and has some really interesting grape types with which

Durbanville Hills The Collectors Reserve The Cape Garden Chenin Blanc 2018, watch my You Tube Video…

Durbanville Hills The Collectors Reserve The Cape Garden Chenin Blanc 2018, a fine blend of tank and oak matured Chenins from the valley...

Stellenbosch’s Simonsig Cuvée Royale 2014, do watch my YouTube video about this premium MCC…

Stellenbosch's Simonsig Cuvée Royale 2014, a premium Blanc de Blanc MCC made from Chardonnay, grown, harvested & made on the Simonsig Wine Estate...