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  • This South African Shiraz can hold its own anywhere in the world
  • Nestled on the southwestern slopes of the Helderberg, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, lies a prime wine growing district and home to the exquisite Avontuur Estate. Famous over the decades for its beautiful Thoroughbred Stud Farm, Avontuur's emphasis has always been on quality rather than quantity and this vision stems right through to the estate's premier wine range, all six of which a... ››› more
  • [22 August 2014]
  • To live like a billionaire, you need to drink like one!
  • Anton Rupert's life is the stuff of legend. Growing up in the small town of Graaff-Reinet, Rupert had to drop out of medical school because his family didn't have enough money to pay the tuition. But he didn't let this setback stop him from being successful. He started making cigarettes in his garage and, eventually turned this venture into the industrial and luxury branded goods giant that is... ››› more
  • [11 June 2014]
  • Ernie Els scores top marks with this perfect “19th hole” vintage
  • Trophies… Country Clubs… Big swings… These are just some of the things South Africans associate with legendary sportsman like Ernie Else. But if the “Big Easy” isn't a name you automatically associate with top red wines, it should be. Here's why… Ernie Els is more than just a golfer; he’s a top winemaker too! “While men may dream different dreams, they are driven by ... ››› more
  • [27 May 2014]
  • From the ‘home' of SA's most sought-after reds comes two wines you'll absolutely love
  • A mere stone's throw away from the icy Atlantic Ocean and 45km from Cape Town lies one of the greatest wine gems in SA: The Helderberg Area. It's famous for the delicious red wines produced in this region. And those made in Spier's Bay View range fit this mould to perfection. Helderberg Area reds are elegant, rich and intense! Just want you expect from a drain-your-glass wine The Helderberg... ››› more
  • [26 February 2014]
  • L Wines… A superstar wine in the making
  • Collaboration' is a word synonymous with the music industry all over the world. Musicians working together to blend their passions for an art form, aiming towards a harmonious finish to be enjoyed by like-minded enthusiasts. Partnerships such as this, which bring happiness to its consumers is how superstars become … Well … superstars. And now there's a wine that's done the same. “Birthed out... ››› more
  • [13 February 2014]
  • Lemberg: A master boutique wine estate that's made fine wine production a delicious habit!
  • Nestled in the heart of Tulbagh, lies a boutique winery with a reputation for producing Sauvignon Blanc that are so exquisite, the Platter's Guide awarded the last vintage a 4-star rating. Now, its Syrah is setting the taste buds of wine connoisseurs' alight. And it's easy to see why… There’s nothing quite like ending a long, hard day in the office with a glass of chilled, crisp Sauvignon B... ››› more
  • [29 January 2014]
  • Five wine pairing secrets every wine lover needs to know but probably doesn't
  • The only thing most of us ‘casual' wine drinkers know about wine pairing is the old rule: “Drink red wine with meat and white wine with fish”. But even this isn't always true. Today, we reveal some surprising facts about wine pairing that even the most ardent wine enthusiasts may not know. Use these tips as the festive season draws closer and never make a wine-food faux pas again. Few thi... ››› more
  • [12 November 2013]
  • Confused by your supermarket's wine selections? Use these tips to pick the best one…
  • There's nothing more daunting than running into your local supermarket on the way to dinner with friends and finding that your favourite wine isn't in stock. Now what? How do you choose a good wine when you don't recognise any of the names on the shelves? There are two types of supermarket wine buyers, writes 2oceansvibe.com. The first, “walks in confidently, knows what he wants, and grab... ››› more
  • [06 November 2013]
  • Move over Australia! SA's top Shiraz is setting taste buds alight all over the world
  • Merlot... Cabernet Sauvignon… Pinot Noir… They're all great red wines. And they frequently appear on menus and wine racks around the world. But these days, Shiraz reds are appearing more and more on these lists as well! After all, no wine lover can ignore the understated elegance and dependable flavours they offer your palate… And few can match the quality and taste of the four-star Platter ... ››› more
  • [24 October 2013]
  • Boutique wine investing: Stick to this rule or you'll miss out!
  • While most people define boutique wine as wines that come in wineries with ‘small production', ‘artisanal' or even ‘cult' like status, the truth is: You can consider any winery that creates a small number of bottles a year a boutique winery. And that means you need to take advantage of them fast to ensure you don't miss out… “Don’t sit on your laurels!” That’s the rule wine ... ››› more
  • [09 October 2013]
  • How to uncover the world's top investment wines
  • When it comes to building your collection of vintage wines, there are a few good starting places. You need to know the brands to looks for too. Read on to uncover the world's top investment wines… So which wines should you be focusing on for your investment portfolio? One simple (and effective) way to do this is to consider the most traded wines on the Liv-Ex Fine Wine exchange. What bra... ››› more
  • [19 September 2013]
  • Raise a glass to real “liquid” investments
  • Just like with shares, the wine market's full of losers as well as winners. But in recent years those who've put their money into the very best fine wines have savoured better returns than more sobering punts made elsewhere. And best of all, if you uncork a failure, you can still drown your sorrows in style. Read on to find out about investing in wine… Over the past few years, investing in win... ››› more
  • [17 September 2013]
  • Celebrate Madiba this Heritage Day with House of Mandela Wines
  • With National Heritage Day just around the corner, there's no better way to celebrate being South African than opening a bottle of wine from one of our world famous vineyards? And now you can do just that, while still celebrating one of the most iconic figures ever to don a South African passport: Nelson Mandela. It's all thanks to House of Mandela Wines… September 24 is Heritage Day! A d... ››› more
  • [29 August 2013]
  • Don't dismiss sweet wines - it's a big mistake!
  • Because of their sweetness, many wine drinkers view sweet wines with an air of disdain. They either associate them with drunken nights at varsity where the cheapest wines they could afford were also the sweetest... Or live under the false premise that sweet wines are just for ladies. This isn't true. A good sweet wine can be just as delicious and inspiring for your dinner guests as a mature Bordea... ››› more
  • [15 August 2013]
  • If you're looking for collectible wines, you can't go wrong with Vergelegen
  • As any art collector will know, a Rembrandt or Van Gogh is worth far more than a painting from an unknown artist in Ghana. It's the same with fine wine. And they don't get much more collectible than the wines artfully produced at Somerset West's world renowned Vergelegen Wine Estate… Anyone can be a wine lover. But to be a true wine connoisseur, you need to fill your wine rack with the ve... ››› more
  • [24 July 2013]
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