The Winepress

Our weekly blog. Just like a wine press is used to extract juice from crushed grapes during wine-making, so does The Wine Press from the industry—only this juice you can’t drink.
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This new load shedding schedule was released a few days ago by Eskom—so here’s our survival kit for all your wine drinking needs.

Wine Glass light bulb created in photoshop Wine Glass Light Bulb

MCC and Champagne tips ahead of The Magic of Bubbles

Win four tickets to the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

Corkers are a design collaboration between Oded Friedland and Reddish Studio, ‘these party animals spark up your dinner and make the best out of your wine corks’.

Corkers Robots - Pin your corks to life and bring your dinner party and your bottle corks to life with these cute, collectable Robot parts. An original addition to the Wine Bottle you bring to dinner. Design by MB & Reddish Studio

One of the newest kids on the block; Plettenberg Bay was awarded Wine of Origin status in 2005. It’s also the most eastern region in the Western Cape’s Winelands.

One of the newest kids on the block; Plettenberg Bay was awarded Wine of Origin status in It’s also the most eastern region in the Western Cape’s Winelands.

The summer months are almost here; and with them, the desire to eat lighter foods and drink lighter wines—like say a delicious platter of sushi with an icy Sauvignon Blanc. But, sushi and wine, are not a match made in heaven.

Adorable T-Shirts Reveal What Foods Do in Their Spare Time

Its core blended whisky brands include Scottish Leader and Black Bottle, with the single malts portfolio consisting of Bunnahabhain, Tobermory, Deanston and Ledaig.

All About South African Wine (with Map)

What character in Mad Men, what wine?

Megan Draper (Jessica Pare) and Don Draper (Jon Hamm) - Mad Men - Season Episode 4 - Photo Credit: Jordin Althaus/AMC

Stems are then regarded as a waste product, and can be used as fertiliser or mulch. But some winemakers are seeing an opportunity for a different style of winemaking.

Our panel of wine judges carefully blind tastes & curates over 2000 wines a year.

The Constantia Wine Valley: with fascinating wine-bits

Winelands in the Western Cape

Tips on blind wine tasting

Wine Tasting Process - Information about Blind Tasting, Flight Tasting or Horizontal and Vertical Tasting.

Although an apparently simple thing; swirling a glass of wine isn’t as easy as it looks.

Our panel of wine judges carefully blind tastes & curates over 2000 wines a year.

How to choose good wine on a budget

Settling for the cheapest wine isn't always the best move.

Red and dark fruit in wine

watercolor and pen.very similar to how I paint.

The world’s first insect and wine pairing guide

The world's first insect and wine matching guide has been created by a British wine merchant.As well as pairing Chardonnay to tarantulas, buyers at Laithwaite's Wine matched sparkling rose to

What’s the deal with Vinotherapy?

The popularity of wine therapy means that vineyard-based hotels now nourish both your pores and your palate, says Douglas Rogers.

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