The Tim Atkin Report

On the back of Tim Atkin’s latest South Africa report coming out last week, a selection of the big winners on Monday’s show - Winemaker of the Year Peter-Allan...

The Gentlest Giant

Thursday’s show raises a glass to one of wine industry’s great characters, Haut Espoir’s Big Rob Armstrong, who left us far too soon last month; Haut Esport winemaker...

The Legend Of Duimpie Bayly

In memory of the great Duimpie Bayly, a collection of his friends pay tribute to a wonderful wine man on Monday’s show - Beyers Truter, Kevin Arnold, Neil Ellis, DeWet...

50 Years Of Cap Classique!

Half a century after the first Cap Classique was made in South Africa, a celebration of a landmark occasion with Johan Malan from Simonsig, Pieter ‘Bubbles’ Ferreira...

Icons Of Wine

Monday’s live show wraps up a month of Women In Wine with a quartet of groundbreaking figures in the industry: Norma Ratcliffe, the first woman to join the Cape...

Learning The Art Of Wine

In the penultimate women’s month show on Thursday, a celebration of wine education: The Wine Centre’s Cathy Marston, BLACC Cellar Club’s Tuanni Price, Compagniesdrift’s...

Of Women And Wine

As celebrations of women in wine continue, another selection of acclaimed winemakers join the show on Monday - Andiswa Mapheleba from Pongracz, Nadia Sadie from David &...

Rock Stars Of Wine

As celebrations of women in wine continue, five of the finest winemakers on the show on Thursday: Elunda Basson from Steenberg, Erika Obermeyer and her Erika Obermeyer...

Drink Wine, Get Healthy!

Enjoy drinking wine, but concerned about staying healthy? Jade Seeliger from Nutritional Solutions tried some wine from Spier, Graham Beck, Haut Cabriere and Reyneke...

Women In Pinot Noir

Ahead of International Pinot Noir Day on Wednesday 18 August, Monday’s show celebrates the varietal, and some of the women who champion it - Berene Sauls from...

The Women Of Boschendal

One of South African’s oldest and most celebrated estates, Boschendal, has a multitude of women at the helm; over a breakfast of bubbles, CEO Georgie Davidson reviews...

Happy Women’s Day!

It’s a celebration of women in wine all through August, but especially on Women’s Day, with a terrific line of guests (and wine): Wines of South Africa CEO Siobhan...

Women In Chenin

As Women’s Month celebrations continue, the force of nature behind the Chenin Blanc Association, Ina Smith, joins the show with three outstanding makers of chenin blanc ...

Swapping Wimbledon For Wine

Jocelyn Hogan Wilson arrived in the wine world from the Eastern Cape via a stint in Texas on a scholarship - and swapping the court for the cellar has proved to be an...

Welcome To Women’s Month!

A month of celebrating women in wine kicks off with Charla Haasbroek showcasing Sijnn with Bubbles Hyland from Well Red Magazine, and Trizanne Barnard teaming up with...

Bubbles And Banghoek

Thursday’s show kicks off with some award-winning Cap Classique from Krone and then heads to the Banghoek Valley for a taste of Oldenburg with winemaker Nic van Aarde.

A Night With The Springboks

With the Castle Lager Lions Series in full swing, join Springbok stars Jasper Wiese, Marco van Staden, Elton Jantjies and Malcolm Marx for a celebration of rugby and...

Wine Is Back!

With wine sales open once again, Neil Ellis winemaker Warren Ellis and organic champion Johan Reyneke taste through some suggested additions to the cellar, and tell the...

Take Me To Church, My Lord

Thursday’s show continues the celebration of 50 years of Cap Classique with Robertson producer Lord’s, and checks out some hi-tech labelling with KWV’s Cathedral Cellar.

The Best Of Bartinney

With international awards for both chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon, there’s clearly something special to the wine of Bartinney; winemaker Ronell Wiid explains why the...

International Shiraz Day!

As the world celebrates the delights of shiraz, a special edition of the show with some of South Africa’s finest examples (and the winemakers responsible) - Kevin Arnold...

For The Love Of Rosé

We’re raising multiple glasses in celebration of International Rosé Day, and in some fine company - Holden Manz, Pink Valley, Anthonij Rupert, and the great Pieter...

An Evening In Burgundy

Derek Kilpin from Great Domaines joins the show for a close look at the wine of Burgundy, along with two great cellar masters from two great domaines: Didier Séguier of...

The Return Of Crescendo

The famed South African red blend Crescendo, once the flagship of Stellenbosch estate Cordoba, is back; the farm is now Taaibosch, part of Oddo Vins and Domaines, with...

It’s Drink Chenin Day!

With chenin blanc being celebrated on Friday, Thursday’s show raises several glasses to South Africa’s all-conquering varietal, and in some excellent company: Ken...

The House Of Plaisir

No, it’s not the name of Michael Jordaan’s favourite Bangkok massage parlour - Plaisir is the new look Plaisir de Merle, with Rose Jordaan guiding a new chapter in the...

From Brookdale To Portugal

Monday’s tasting kicks off with Brookdale’s acclaimed young winemaker Kiara Scott, and her chenin blanc and Serendipity rosé, and then goes Portuguese, as chef Freddie...

A New Look At Some Old Names

On Thursday’s show, winemaker Matthew Krone puts his family’s famous name behind the Aristea label, and L’Re Burger has a resurgent Stellenzicht flourishing under new...

Putting The Epic In Epicurean

As a new vintage of the Epicurean touches down, co-founder Mutle Mogase sits down at Marble to share the story of the fine wine brand he’s built up with Mbhazima Shilowa...

Kleine Zalze Goes To Portugal

Winemaker Alistair Rimmer swaps the rolling vineyards of Stellenbosch for a small Portuguese restaurant in Bedfordview called Tony G’s, and the pairing of his new Klein...

Wine For A Better Planet

It’s a celebration of biodiversity on the show on Thursday, as Shelly Fuller from the Worldwide Fund For Nature joins Conservation Champions Merwida, Waterford and...

An Evening At Boschendal

On the back of a big launch at Boschendal earlier in the day, Dan joins a series of guests for a look at the new wine, plus some different varietals and older vintages...

Bubbles And An Old Clay Pot

Monday’s show starts in Robertson, with Cap Classique from Weltevrede, and then moves to Somerset West and Lourensford, for more bubbles, and an old school petite sirah.

Genevieve And The Garajeest

Monday’s tasting kicks off with another great Cap Classique in celebration of 50 years of South African bubbles, the Genevieve by Melissa Nelsen; and then Callan...

Welcome To The Ellerman!

Thursday’s show comes live from Ellerman House, and the launch of The Ellerman, as resident sommeliers Wayve Kolevsohn and Manuel Cabello discuss the luxury hotel’s red...

The Wine Tribe Is Back!

With the South African Wine Tribe gathering across the UK next week, Dan previews the wines on offer - the 2020 Brookdale Mason Road chenin blanc, 2018 Leeu Passant...

Dan’s Guide To Valentines

Perfect Valentine’s meal? Well, it’s definitely one of the simplest - a rich, indulgent starter of gnocchi with chorizo and melted mozzarella cheese, followed by a wagyu...

Paul René And The Chef

Thursday’s live tasting features MCC from boutique Robertson producer Paul René, and a guest appearance from celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood with some wine suggestions...

Wine Future 2021

Thursday’s show looks ahead to Wine Future 2021, an online conference addressing the challenges the wine world currently faces, with a special focus on South Africa...

From Wellington To The USA

Monday’s tasting starts in Wellington, as winemaker Francois Roode introduces a trio of Diemersfontein pinotage from the estate that made the coffee version famous; and...

Life In A Time Of Prohibition

With the alcohol sales ban continuing to decimate the South African alcohol trade, Thursday’s show discusses the situation, and a possible way forward, with five special...

Wine On Two Wheels

Cyclists having a glass of wine with dinner after a tough stage of the Tour de France, opening Cap Classique to celebrate a special moment for the team, and a new...

50th Celebrations All Round!

2021 marks 50 years of Cap Classique, and 50 years of the Stellenbosch Wine Route; to kick off celebrations, Thursday’s tasting features bubbles svengali Pieter Ferreira...