Top Tasting Trends in 2018
Single varietal tastings were one of the big trends on the wine circuit in 2018, from Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc to Chardonnay, highlighting the hero varieties of the Cape winelands.
Whispers in the Winter Vines at Rudera
The harvest has ended, the wines are happily maturing in the cellar and the vines are taking their long winter nap.
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Impress your guests this #Drink Chenin day!
Instead of slaving away in the kitchen attempting to bake a fancy dessert that you scratched out of an old cookbook, or somewhere online, why not rather keep it simple and pair Rudera’s Noble Late Harvest with a variety of cheeses for a stunning dessert!
The Perfect Pair: Rudera Syrah and Jamie Oliver's Grilled Mushroom Risotto
The mushrooms, with their savoury earthiness, mirror the Rudera Syrah’s own savory notes, on both the palate and nose. The umami-rich parmesan shavings, used to finish the dish, complements the Rudera Syrah’s leathery, black pepper, flavours.
The Chenin Kings On The Beach
Graham Howe reports on the first major tasting of the year - The Magic of Chenin Blanc - a showcase for consumers held in Cape Town in April.
10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017:Results is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017 – featuring wines from the 2007 vintage.
Stellenbosch has the potential to rival Napa Valley as a tourist attraction, says leading US expert
“Stellenbosch has the potential to become as significant as the Napa Valley,” says Clay Gregory, President and CEO of Visit Napa Valley. Gregory, who will be a headline speaker at The Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference in Stellenbosch on 1 and 2 November, believes South Africa already has the skills and assets but currently lacks the investment.
Azure Restaurant presents an exclusive food & wine pairing dinner with Rudera Wines
Look forward to a plethora of smells, sights and gourmet delights when you join Executive Chef Christo Pretorius and Rudera Wines on Friday 28 August 2015 for an evening at the Twelve Apostles Hotel’s Azure Restaurant for an exclusive Food & Wine Pairing Dinner.
What Wine: What Superhero?
Wine lovers unite and let's fight the evils of empty glasses with these tasty wine picks
Passionate about old white wines
Red gets all the press, all the glory, all the girls! White gets relegated to aperitif status or something to drink when it’s hot, when the dish is light or the wine not that important.
Courting Chenin Blanc
Hi, I'm a wine drinker and I love chenin blanc. It's not just the darling of SA's vineyards (a term it is given because of the relative ease of growth and maintenance), but it's a darling for being so versatile and so loving to winemakers.
Tasting assessments, The Top Six 'Classic' Chenin Blancs
The consensus about this line-up was that it was one of the best showings of Chenin – a pleasure to taste – largely due to the diversity of styles, the range of wines from oaked to unoaked, rich and full-bodied to elegant and pure.
Where in the world is Rudera Wines?
Rudera Wines is situated in the breath-taking Jonkershoek valley, close to the historic town of Stellenbosch. Surrounded by the picturesque Hottentots Holland Mountain range, views stretch as far as Table Mountain.
The Taj Classic Wine Trophy results 2014
The splendid Taj Hotel Cape Town, in association with La Revue du VIN de France,Tonnellerie Claude Gillet, DORRANCE Wines, GQ South Africa and Tonnellerie Darnajou hosted the 16th edition of the TAJ Classic Wine Trophy, from 3rd to 7th March 2014.
Classic Wine's Top Six Rosé / Blanc de Noir, Chenin Blanc and Merlot wines
South Africa’s definitive wine publication, Classic Wine, lauded winemakers of the Top Six Rosé / Blanc de Noir, Chenin Blanc and Merlot wines from its unsighted, audited category tasting assessments at a presentation awards evening held on 6 March at Bread &Wine Vineyard Restaurant, Môreson. Top Six recipients also received a trophy, certificate a
International Wine Guide 2013 - Results
The "International Wine Guide 2013" has just released the results of their wine tasting contest.
Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon report reveals its 2013 top 10
The second annual Christian Eedes Cabernet Sauvignon Report  has found that local Cabs are, on the whole, very impressive in quality with ‘the thin and weedy wines of yesteryear’ being replaced with premium Cabernet characterised by richness and weight.
RE:CM 10 Year Old Wine Awards winners announced
Results of the RE:CM 10 Year Old Wine Awards were announced last night at a gala dinner held in Cape Town. The three winning wines were Boekenhoutskloof Syrah 2003, Remhoogte Estate Wine 2003 and Rudera Syrah 2003.
RE:CM is proud to announce the launch of the RE:CM 10 Year Old Wine Awards to commemorate the firm's 10-year anniversary in 2013.
The RE:CM 10 Year Old Wine Awards today revealed its 10 finalists, in the build-up to the announcement of the three ultimate winners later this month.
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