South African Wine

Wine of the Week: Iona Estate, Limited Release Pinot Noir 2012, South Africa

Tom Cannavan | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

In important and very real ways, South Africa's winemaking history is one of the youngest on the planet. A modern industry emerged only with the fall of the apartheid regime. That was a mere 24 years ago, and it is fair to say that over the decades since South Africa's industry has been unusually dynamic.

Wine - Spier Winery: A Coalition Between Art and Wine

Mike John Matthews | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

How would you describe a wine tasting, what goes on? If you've never been to a tasting, what do you think happens? I suppose you could say that it's simple! After all, it's in the title 'Wine Tasting!'

Wine Reviews: The Grinder Pinotage, Groenendal Merlot

Mike John Matthews | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

Over the last month or so my wine rack has been dominated by South African wine. This has all stemmed from an event I attended in London to highlight wines and food from South Africa. Since then it's been Africa all the way.