Daily Archives: March 25, 2008

The Colour Red

How do we get the colour red in our wine?   Well to begin with  most red grape varietals reveal a transparent, water-like colour once pressed.  The deep, red and purple colours we associate with red wine are achieved through skin contact with the must or juice.  This is an important part of […]

Wine Service Course Offered

The Cape Wine Academy Wine Service Course is facilitated by Catherine Dillon of Wanderer Wines.  The course is aimed at members of the hospitality industry with focus on service delivery and product knowledge.  Catherine lectures for the Cape Wine Academy from Intro through to Diploma level and including Front of […]

Springfield Whole Berry Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most anticipated releases of the year has become a reality with the new vintage of the much-loved and widely-acclaimed Springfield Whole Berry Cabernet Sauvignon finally available. The Springfield Estate is set in the heart of the mountain-ringed Robertson Valley. Owned and run by fourth-generation wine grower Abrie […]