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Pop Up Lunch at Hartenberg

May 26th, 2014 by karen

My hubby and I were invited to the French inspired feast created by Chef Craig Cormack at the pop up restaurant at Hartenberg. The atmosphere, wines, lunch and personalities of the winemakers and chef made for a memorable outing! “Nestled north-west of Stellenbosch, the Bottelary Hills Wine Route reveals a somewhat ‘hidden world’ of quality…

SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP TEN CABERNET SAUVIGNON WINES FOR 2014 REVEALED

May 23rd, 2014 by karen

PRESS RELEASE: Cape Town, 22 May 2014: The third annual Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report, presented by Sanlam Private Investments (SPI), has seen a hierarchy of quality among local wines in the category start to emerge. Wineries such as Paulina’s Reserve; Thelema and Waterford have shown admirable consistently in the Top Ten over the years, and…

Classic Wine’s Top Six Other Red Blends, Bordeaux-style Blends and Dessert wines

May 23rd, 2014 by karen

Press Release: South Africa’s definitive wine publication, Classic Wine, lauded winemakers of the Top Six other Red Blends, Bordeaux-style Blends and Dessert wines from its unsighted, audited category tasting assessments at a presentation awards evening held on 22 May at Cassia Restaurant, Nitida. Top Six recipients also received a trophy, certificate and bottle stickers as…