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...