Category Archives: SA wine blogger profile

Spotlight on WineCountry

Henre Rossouw of the blog WineCountry is a man on a mission.  And that mission is to get everyone thinking, talking, eating, drinking and visiting the wonderful Paarl wine region in the Cape! And I have to say he's doing a fine … Continue reading

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Spotlight on The Pinotage Club

Although Peter May of The Pinotage Club is neither a South African expat nor a resident, he writes about South Africa's favourite oenological export, Pinotage, with such passion that he is considered an honourary South African wine blogger.  Apart from … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Backsberg’s Blog

Few people who were of wine drinking age in South Africa in the early 1990s are likely to be unfamiliar with the Backsberg estate – I remember them as one of the pioneers of fine Chardonnays at a time when … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Rossouw’s Restaurants

Want to go out to dinner but don’t know where?  Stuck in a rut of the same restaurant over and over again?  Help is at hand!  Rossouw’s Restaurants editor Jean-Pierre Rossouw has been a restaurant reviewer for The Mail & Guardian … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Cathy’s Wine Blog

In late 2005, Cathy van Zyl became the first person to achieve the prestigious Master of Wine qualification from within South Africa (as opposed to going abroad to study for it there).  Cathy judges at various wine events including the Fairbarn … Continue reading

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