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Stellenbosch Wine Route

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ Stellenbosch is a place of great beauty and culture that’s steeped in South African tradition. The Stellenbosch American Express® Wine Route is arguably the country’s most famous, and includes over 140 farms – […]

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Cape Winemakers Guild 2009

note: if the film breaks up while loading, please hit ‘pause’ and wait for the film to fully load before hitting ‘play’ The Cape Winemakers Guild is a collection of some of the top winemakers in South Africa. Membership is by invitation only, and the membership represents the best of the best in South Africa. […]

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Michael Olivier Talking Wine – Episode 1

Standing in Groot Constantia – where the South African wine industry started over 350 years ago – Michael Olivier begins his series on South African Wine. Episode one gives a bit of the history of the RSA wine industry and goes into depth on the great wines of Constance – which were enjoyed by Napolean, Beudelaire, Jane Austen, and others – and tastes the modern day equivalent. Cheers!

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The People’s Guide – White Wine Tasting

The tasters for the inaugural edition of The People’s Guide were at it again in Cape Town, this time tasting over 600 white wines for possible inclusion in the Guide. By tasting the wines blind, and in price categories, the judges are well positioned to find the best buys for consumers to enjoy in these difficult economic times…

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The People’s Guide – Red Wine Tasting

Six tasters gathered in Cape Town to taste over 600 red wines for possible inclusion in 2010 edition of The People’s Guide by two of South Africas leading wine writers Michael Olivier and Neil Pend…

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