Category Archives: Red Wine

Lanzerac Wine Estate: Home of the world’s first pinotage

Lanzerac home to the world's first Pinotage, The Sip

Lanzerac Wine Estate, home to the world’s first bottled Pinotage and one of the oldest heritage farms in the Western Cape dating back to 1692, has been cultivating award-winning wines for decades.

Nederburg receives more global recognition

Nederburg Two Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, The Sip

Nederburg has done it again! The Paarl winery again features in the esteemed ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ top 50 list by Drinks International, a UK-based publication, for a third consecutive year.

Grande Provence introduces new Le Chocolat Pinotage

Grande Provence introduce Angels Tears Le Chocolat, The Sio

A new angel has taken flight at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate with the launch of their Angels Tears Le Chocolat Pinotage.

Spier wins first-ever Veritas Vertex Award for Overall Champion Wine

Spier wins big at Veritas Vertex Awards

On 6 October, Spier’s 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2015 won the inaugural Veritas Vertex Award at this year’s Veritas Awards, defeating 1638 other entries to be crowned the competition’s overall champion wine.

Celebrate International Pinotage Day with Lanzerac Wine Estate

International Pinotage Day with Lanzerac Wine Estate, The Sip

International Pinotage Day is just around the corner and what better way to pay homage to South Africa’s unique grape varietal than at the home of the world’s first Pinotage – Lanzerac Wine Estate in Stellenbosch.

Nederburg wines receive top international awards

Nederburg Manor House, The Sip

Showing its proficiency in the making of top-quality dessert wines, Nederburg earned a platinum medal for the 2017 vintage of its The Winemasters Noble Late Harvest at the 2017 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards, held in Cape Town.

Spier wines receive international acclaim

Spier wines Rated 90+, The Sip

The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2017 awarded the Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2014 with a “Gold Outstanding” medal score of 93+ at the 48th annual IWSC awards ceremony, which was held in London in September 2017.