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Diemersdal and Hartenberg among stand-out names in the 2014 SA Wine and Cellar Classifications – Top Wine SA

SOUTH AFRICA’S 2014 Wine & Cellar Classifications based on the best track records in 25 local and international blind-tasting forums over the past 10 years feature eight new inclusions among the Top 100 Cellars: De Morgenzon, Laborie Wine Estate, Newton Johnson Family Vineyards, Nitida Cellars, Quoin Rock Winery, Rall Wines, Reyneke Wines and Van Loveren. However the majority of the

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Some wines are better than others! It’s as simple as that!

THE TRUTH WILL OUT! On 1 October, the Excelsior wine estate outside Ashton in the Robertson district posted an article under the headline “How important is winning medals?” (to read in full, click here). On 2 October, freelance writer and professional wine judge Christian Eedes posted an article under the headline “Bling it on – the relative merits of wine

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Of course wine competitions and ratings count

What rubbish it is when people spout off about how the best wine is the one in your glass, about how everybody’s taste is different and wine judges’ palates are unreliable, or about how wines can’t be properly assessed without being served with food. Enjoying wine is about more than just the alcohol strength and for sure, life is too short

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