Articles & Newsletters

2017/09/27
RAATS FAMILY WINES ORIGINAL CHENIN BLANC 2017Lovely aroma of yellow and green citrus fruits. On entry, full blown fruit, tapering to a focussed crispness. Good acidity, on gorgeous apricot...
2017/09/27
BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF RELEASE 26TH September 2017 THE CHOCOLATE BLOCK 2016Most of the Syrah ( 79% ), Grenache ( 11% )and Cinsaut ( 3% ) are grown on decomposed schist soils of their Porseleinberg and...
2017/08/02
EBEN’S IMPRESSIONS: THE 2017 SELECTION SIGNATURES Columella 2015The 2015 Columella is in many ways the coming together of an array of elements and a strong expression of our quest to...
2016/10/26
Barolo and Barbaresco Barolo and Barbaresco are located in the rolling hills of Langhe, in south-eastern Piedmont. One can find in this marvellous environment a collection of mesoclimates, soil...
2016/10/26
Burgundy white wines  Burgundy is the spiritual place for Chardonnay, where most wines have stunning complexity. Its vineyard dates back from the Roman Ages, the wines of which were particularly...
2016/10/26
Loire Valley / Sancerre and Vouvray vineyards The first vines were planted in the Loire region in the first century, back in the Roman times. After the Roman Empire collapsed in the 7th century...
2016/10/26
Sicily is located in the southernmost region of Italy, and constitutes the biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Through the last decades, wine enthusiasts have experienced huge changes in style...
2016/09/19
SICILY:     Cristo di CampobelloCdC Rosato 2015 ( Nero d'Avola ) @ R166CdC Bianco 2015 ( Grillo, Chardonnay, Insolia and Catarratto ) @ R166Adenzia Bianco 2015  ( Grillo...