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Mix it up with wine mixers

Written by Geena Whiting. 

To some it may seem sacrilegious to mix wine with anything, yet for others the mixing of  red  wine with cola is standard practice. Although I myself fit into the firs…

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Grapevine Shoot Chips: A Novel Alternative to Oak Chips in Winemaking

The use of oak barrels in wine fermentation and aging increases wine aromatic complexity and improves overall quality. Despite a higher price tag, this technique is often used for red and some white…

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In with the Old, Out with the New

The morning started out like any other mid-harvest’s would, grapes coming in by the ton, the press humming in the background as the shoosh of the crusher and destemer droned on throughout the cellar…

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Oh my…it’s so big….the growth of rosé wine popularity that is.
any light pink wine, coloured by only brief contact with red grape skins.
“a glass of rosé”
Such a…

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Meet Riandri Visser, Winemaker at Cape Point Vineyards

Q. When and where were you born ? 

“I was born in Bellville Cape Town on 29th November 1989.”

Q. Where did you study and what qualification do you have ? 

“I did winemaking and viti…

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Excitement around the SA Young Wine Show 2018

The 2018 harvest is out. It was comprised of sweat, tears, hard work and promises good quality wines. Winemakers can enter their best young wines to participate in the Young Wine Show. As winemakers t…

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Mlf: Organoleptic Defects!

by New World Wine Maker

Lactic bacteria can be your best malolactic fermentation buddy - butter, honey and vanilla notes. Or your not-...

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