Wines of South Africa has partnered with Bottlebooks to create the online and print catalogues for the European generic trade tastings this coming September in the UK, Germany, Sweden and The Netherlands. The generic body is the first of its kind to use the software, which was piloted by the organisation at ProWein earlier this year. The system will allow visitors to the tasting access to in-depth information on all exhibiting producers, as well as building bespoke lists of wines, tailored to their individual needs. >> READ MORE



Rustenberg is well known for its classic Bordeaux-style reds and Chardonnays however we have always had a lesser-known love for varieties that are unusual and not typically grown in South Africa on a large scale. Rustenberg has long been producing the Stellenbosch Roussanne, and have now added another “unusual” to their line-up. >> READ MORE

Creation Wines: What’s in a name?

Long, very long ago (in fact 450 000 000 year!), Mother Nature laid the first foundation for what was to become one of the most exciting wine estates in the South Africa Winelands >> READ MORE


Renowned international Master of Wine, Tim Atkin will be releasing the fourth edition of his South Africa Special Report in London in September. >> READ MORE

Waterkloof to launch Debut Platter’s 5 Star Wine at Intrepid

Waterkloof, the independent, Demeter certified biodynamic farm overlooking False Bay will launch their debut Platter’s 5-star wine for the first time on the international stage at Intrepid SA. Not only is Circle of Life White 2013 the first 5-star award for Waterkloof, but 2013 was also Cellar Master Nadia Barnard’s first vintage at the helm. >> READ MORE

Tamboerskloof Syrah 2013 Awards Update

It’s going to be a fascinating wine to taste once in bottle. It’s a broody, introspective but fascinating Syrah with black olive and clove on the nose, almost animally. The palate is masculine and tannic, rough hewn and square-joined, but still very attractive. This is more Cornas than Côte-Rôtie, grippy and compelling.” >> READ MORE

Springfield Estate Press Release

The Bruwer family of Springfield Estate in Robertson, South Africa, is known for their singular quest for perfection. Abrie Bruwer is in fact more well known for not releasing vintages, so when something new or different comes along from the estate, you know it will be worth watching out for. >> READ MORE

Robinson & Sinclair Exporters of Premium Wines

Growing – and making – great wine is a hands-on labour of love; an intimate relationship between people, vines and terroir. >> READ MORE

Kleinood wine farm releases new vintage Tamboerskloof Syrah 2013

Kleinood Wine farm launches the new vintage of its flagship wine, Tamboerskloof Syrah 2013, this month – a vintage that is synonymous with both lusciousness and elegance. This wine has been tasted and scored (92-94) points pre-release by one of the most well respected international wine critics, Neal Martin of Wine Advocate. >> READ MORE

Darling Cellars

At Darling Cellars our wines are all about location, location, location, and our old, un-irrigated bush vines. In one word: terroir. We don’t make our wines; we grow them. >> READ MORE

A week in the life of Carolyn Martin of South Africa’s Creation Wines

Carolyn Martin and her husband Jean-Claude have done more than most to put the cool climate region of Hemel & Aarde, and Hermanus, on South Africa's winemaking map. >> READ MORE

Gabrielskloof launches new Landscape Series of wines press release

Gabriëlskloof, the family-owned and run wine and olive estate off the N2 near Bot River, has unveiled a new collection of wines that celebrates their provenance – the unforgettable hills and dales of the majestic Overberg. Called The Landscape Series, the range reflects the essence at the heart of every wine made at Gabriëlskloof. >> READ MORE

A unique look for Simonsig

On behalf of the Malan family from Simonsig Wine Estate, we take great pleasure in introducing you to our new packaging for two of the stalwart wines in our range: the Simonsig Chenin Blanc 2016 and Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2015. >> READ MORE