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AYAMA Wine founders and proud Italian owners of Slent Farm, Michela and Attilio Dalpiaz, have brought a true taste of Italy to our South African soils. Being the very first Vermentino to be grown and harvested in South Africa, the Italian couple, with a serious love for viniculture, have seen their dreams come true. The first official South African Vermentino harvest took place in 2016, accruing incredible local and international uptake.

A new dawn is upon Bonnievale Wines as it launches a new corporate identity and premium range of wines destined to be the ambassadors of the magnificent Breede River Valley they call home. Called The River Collection, the wines represent the winemaker's ultimate art in the creation of wines that showcase their provenance.

The 16th annual Muskadel SA Awards function, sponsored by Enartis SA, was held at Noop, Paarl on 24 May.  Amongst 31 entries, seven more than in 2017, Bon Courage Wine Estate in Robertson scooped up two platinum awards, making them the top performer at this year’s competition.

Red or white, you’ll feel just right with Polkadraai by Stellenbosch Hills

Turn up the mood with Polkadraai – the funky Stellenbosch Hills range that has just added two brand new editions in its portfolio: the 2017 Polkadraai Pinotage/Merlot and the 2018 Polkadraai Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc.

In an interview, Master Sommelier Alpana Singh, told Business Insider that, Natural wine, which is made with little to no preservatives or chemicals, creates what Singh calls a "sometimes fizzy" drink that smells "weird." More specifically, "like a barn yard." Hehe.

Aaah.. the smells of the farm and the array of bouquets.. :) Well not quite the barnyard but it does take some getting used to in my opinion.

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