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If you want to see who a winemaker is, interview him in his bakkie. Add the vineyards he tends to the scenery that whips by and you’re golden. Rüdger van Wyk chats casually, pointing …

“I am NOT drinking any f*n’ Merlot!” The famous war cry from Paul Giamatti’s character in the Oscar winning wine centric film Sideways led to consumers shunning the cultivar in their droves given their …

Kara Tara is winemaker Rudger van Wyk’s solo project in collaboration with José Condé, the owner of Stark-Condé where Rudger has a been making a name for himself as one of the leadling lights in …

Just before lockdown we had secured a parcel of very fine Chablis which had been destined for one of London’s leading restaurant groups. Due to the circumstances they were forced to cancel the order and we …

Malu Lambert catches up with the managing director of Black Elephant Vintners, Kevin Swart (left) to see how The Misfits Of The Wine Industry, The Rebels Of The Vine are faring after the lifting …

Co-owner of Holden Manz Wine Estate Gerard Holden is smiling. Theinaugural release of the Proprietors’ Red Blend 2015 has been awarded Top 100 and Double Platinum in the 2020 National Wine Challenge. “2015 was …