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2018 NEAL MARTIN – VINOUS REPORT

31 Aug

2018 Kanonkop Wine Estate Rosé Pinotage Kadette The 2018 Kadette Pinotage Rosé is pale onion skin in color. It has a lovely red-cherry-tinged bouquet that is well defined and demonstrates good presence. The palate is well balanced, displaying a slightly waxy texture, pretty red cherry fruit and a slight fish oil element toward the fresh [...]

Some Great Reward – Neal Martin 2018 Report

31 Aug

Original article BY NEAL MARTIN | AUGUST 29, 2018 Wine regions are like vines. The more they struggle, the greater the reward. And let’s not beat about the bush, both South Africa and its wine industry endures more than its fair share of struggles. Apart from decades spent in the wilderness during apartheid, the country [...]

THE PLATTER’S by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018

29 Nov

The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018 was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on 3 November 2018. Our Paul Sauer 2014 was chosen as one of the guides’ 5 star wines. At the event it was also announced that Kanonkop Wine Estate is the winery which has been awarded [...]

KANONKOP’S ABRIE BEESLAAR WINS WORLD’S BEST WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR FOR 3RD TIME

29 Nov

Abrie Beeslaar, cellar master at Kanonkop Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, has been crowned International Winemaker of the Year for the third time. The award was presented at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) gala ceremony London on 15 November. Beeslaar also won this title in 2008 and 2015. The IWSC is the world’s leading [...]