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Star winemakers: Lukas Van Loggerenberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers. We asked a team of experts to pick the stars of tomorrow – making wines you can afford today. Lukas Van Loggerenberg was suggested by Christian Eedes, editor of winemag.co.za

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Cape expectations: Best-value South African wines

There’s probably nowhere else in the wine world that delivers as much bang for the buck as South Africa – particularly once you move a little upmarket

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The great Chenin mystery: Why is South African Chenin Blanc underappreciated?

It has been in South Africa for centuries, and has versatility and value for money to burn.

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Wine myths, part II: A wine has to be ageworthy to be special

In this series on wine myths, Darren Smith sets out to debunk some commonly held assumptions about wine and its production…The growing trend towards l

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Eben Sadie tops poll to be voted number one in South African winemaking industry

Winemaker Eben Sadie has further cemented his place at the pinnacle of South Africa’s wine world, with Sadie Family Wines coming out top in the latest

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Stellenbosch introduces first ever vineyard worker training scheme

The Stellenbosch wine region is to introduce a training scheme that it hopes could transform the lives of its vineyard workers and see the country bec

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Cape project aims to reverse cycle of old vine decline

Old vines give better fruit and more concentrated, complex wine.

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Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

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Eben Sadie tops poll to be voted number one in South African winemaking industry

Winemaker Eben Sadie has further cemented his place at the pinnacle of South Africa’s wine world, with Sadie Family Wines coming out top in the latest

Wine

Stellenbosch introduces first ever vineyard worker training scheme

The Stellenbosch wine region is to introduce a training scheme that it hopes could transform the lives of its vineyard workers and see the country bec

Wine

Cape project aims to reverse cycle of old vine decline

Old vines give better fruit and more concentrated, complex wine.

Wine

Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

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South Africa's revolution in winemaking: Hamish Anderson

South Africa has undergone a revolution in winemaking and philosophy in the last 10 years.

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Drought threatens South Africa 2018 vintage

It may be nearly four months away, but South Africa’s winemakers are already eyeing the 2018 vintage with concern amid fears that the Cape’s ongoing d

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South Africa's revolution in winemaking: Hamish Anderson

South Africa has undergone a revolution in winemaking and philosophy in the last 10 years.

Wine

Drought threatens South Africa 2018 vintage

It may be nearly four months away, but South Africa’s winemakers are already eyeing the 2018 vintage with concern amid fears that the Cape’s ongoing d