Wine Blog

Sparkling Wine vs Champagne

Ok so for starters, you can only call it Champagne if it comes from the region in France called Champagne. The rest of the world calls it names fro...

Red wines of South Africa

When I mention to people that South Africa is the 8th largest wine producing country in the world, I am usually met with a few surprised faces. Eve...

Pinotage, the South African gem making a big comeback!

The grape that is completely unique to South Africa is Pinotage, a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault. A professor at the University of Stellenb...