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    Cape winery internships on offer

    25 August Our Throwback Thursday article today reminds you that the deadline for applications for a free winery internship in South Africa early next…

    25 Aug 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    South African assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages. Thrill to the cluster of whites that we have scored either 16.5 or 17 in this collection of 91 tasting notes, of…

    23 Aug 2016 Team JR
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    Vergelegen and Rolland - a love story

    If anyone ever doubted Michel Rolland’s charm factor, consider this: South African wine’s bad boy, André ‘I don’t spit’ van Rensburg of Vergelegen, is…

    29 Jul 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Iona and Cloudy Bay push out the boat

    Attendance rates at professional wine tastings in London can be shockingly low, so spoilt for choice are those of us based in one of the world’s great…

    28 Jun 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    ​The Liberator, Episode Six 2014 Stellenbosch

    From £12 Find this wine I don’t know about you but the wines I value above all others are those that could only be made in the place responsible for…

    13 May 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Zim's Supersomms

    15 April 2016 See this thread in our members' forum.14 April 2016 This is such a heart-warming article, we are republishing it free today so that…

    14 Apr 2016 Guest contributor
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    ​Sijnn of Malgas

    From 157.90 rand, HK$140, $19.75, €18.70, 189 Swedish krone, £18.95, CA$33.25, 25.06 Swiss francs, 3,369 Japanese yen, SG$45.50 Find these wines One…

    1 Apr 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    South African white blends

    As any interested reader will know by now, I’m a big fan of South African whites, not least because they are priced so keenly. I’m also a big fan of…

    2 Mar 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Spice Route Grenache 2013/4 Swartland

    From 570 rand (for six bottles), £9.45, 149.95 Danish krone Find this wine This is a keenly priced wine that combines two of my current interests,…

    5 Feb 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    South Africa - a compilation

    See our guide to all of this season's compilations.Julia writes: Just two weeks after the New Wave South Africa tasting in London last month, South…

    22 Oct 2015 Team JR
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    SA Women in Wine applicants sought

    Applications close a week today, 23 October, for women either currently studying towards a wine qualification or already working in the wine industry…

    16 Oct 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    South Africa - the New Wave London tasting

    We were so delighted to see so many JancisRobinson.com readers at the recent South African New Wave tasting held at the Vinyl Factory in Soho, London…

    15 Oct 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    ​Reyneke Biodynamic Syrah 2013 Stellenbosch

    From 115 rand, €9.89, 184.90 Norwegian krone, £14.95, NZ$36 Find Reyneke Syrah 2013 Find Reyneke Reserve White I was thrilled when I learned that…

    21 Aug 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    The trailblazing visionaries in today's world of wine

    20 Aug 2015 Richard spotted this vintage article, written in late 2001. It's rather fun to re-read it today and see how many of my assessments hold…

    20 Aug 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Plan BEE

    This is a slightly longer version of an article published by the Financial Times. Vernon Henn (pictured below), who runs Thandi Wines in South Africa,…

    25 Jul 2015 Jancis Robinson