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Boschendal and Paul Cluver take top trophies at IWC 2017, London
TWENTY-THREE gold medals to South African wines with seven beauties going on to win trophies at the 2017 International Wine Challenge in London.
Like Father Like Son... Warren Ellis continuing the Neil Ellis Legacy
When you have to think of one or two words to sum up a winery and it’s wines, it can sometimes be quite difficult… but sometimes not. After tasting through a large swathe of the current Neil Ellis range with Warren Ellis, I felt the wines could all be quite succinctly described as wines with composure and finesse.
Stellenbosch Cabernet | The Collection | One night only
Stellenbosch Cabernet – The Collection – promises Gauteng wine lovers an extraordinary once-off experience. On 22nd June – for one night only - twenty-five of the country's premier Cabernet producers will be bringing the best of their current and pre-release young wines (together with a select array of older and mature vintages) to the nation's fine wine capital.
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Back in the 80’s, Neil Ellis became the Capes’ first winemaker to make and market wine under his own name.
10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017:Results
Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017 – featuring wines from the 2007 vintage.
The Easter Parade
The traditional leg of lamb - salty and crunchy on the outside, moist and tender within - partners perfectly with a gorgeous red (or two).
Whites to Excite
Here are some delectable whites, ready to be enjoyed at any occasion.
The Vineyard Revolutionary that is Neil Ellis
There is one thing a wine maker cannot learn or buy or initiate, and it is not something he or she is born with, either. This is a gift given after you have earned it, and it is a gift called respect.
Het wilde noorden van Zuid-Afrika - Wellington, Piekenierskloof en Skurfberg
Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are beautiful and symbolize the Cape wine industry. But the Cape Winelands also has a rough and less touristy side. For this you need to venture to the outskirts and areas such as Wellington, Piekenierskloof and the magical Skurfberg. The reward: a few of the best and most original South African wines.
The Power of Trusting Neil Ellis Wines
There are wine brands that I grow into trusting. Others delicately instil trust through providing impressionable bits of joy and genius. Then, one or three grab me by the throat and force me to trust them through their sheer power of conviction and unbridled brilliance.
South African Chardonnay
After poor clones and imposter imports, this grape has come a long way in 30 years, says Tim Atkin MW. When planted in the right place, it can produce world-class wines
Neil Ellis Wines release their maiden Whitehall Chardonnay 2015
A Terrain Specific Single Vineyard Limited Release from the Elgin Valley
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2014
The Groenekloof Shiraz 2014 from Neil Ellis, which won gold at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show earlier this year, really is a cracker.
Neil Ellis Wines shine at the 2016 Veritas Awards
Re-affirming the distinguished pedigree of Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon
Neil Ellis Cinsaut Groenekloof Darling Hills 2014
The 2014 vintage of Cinsaut from Neil Ellis is a degree lower in alcohol than the maiden 2012 and is all the better for it.
Neil Ellis Wines release new vintage wines, with new-look labels, from their highly-acclaimed Groenekloof Vineyards
Neil Ellis Wines, whose focus has always been, and always will be, on sourcing superior grape-varieties from low-yielding, hand-picked vineyard lots in the Cape’s best sites, have released their new vintage wines from their highly-acclaimed cool-climate Groenekloof vineyards.
Neil Ellis Wines receive outstanding international ratings across two continents
Neil Ellis Wines have been honoured with outstanding ratings from renowned wine critics across two continents: Tim Atkin, British Master of Wine, and the highly-acclaimed US wine magazine, Wine Spectator.
Stellenbosch has the potential to rival Napa Valley as a tourist attraction, says leading US expert
“Stellenbosch has the potential to become as significant as the Napa Valley,” says Clay Gregory, President and CEO of Visit Napa Valley. Gregory, who will be a headline speaker at The Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference in Stellenbosch on 1 and 2 November, believes South Africa already has the skills and assets but currently lacks the investment.
Inaugural Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium
As the first shoots of summer start showing, Wines of Elgin will be hosting their inaugural Elgin Chardonnay Colloquium over the weekend of Friday, 7th October and Saturday 8th October 2016 due to the huge success of our first #ElginCY tasting held back in September last year for invited guests of the WOSA Cape Wine 2015 event, and since been repeatedly requested by consumers and trade of us.
Flying Solo
It takes courage and hard work to fly solo as a winemaker.
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