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Winery of the Year: Mullineux Family Wines

Chris and Andrea Mullineux in 2014 surprised no one when they won this guide’s coveted Winery of the Year accolade. Diverted (thankfully) into wine from intended careers in respectively bean counting and spacefaring, the couple founded their Swartland winery in 2007. Through talent, passion and a lot of hard work they accumulated a cult following […]

Platter’s South African Wine Guide vijf sterren

Op 29 oktober zijn de Platter’s South African Wine Guide vijf sterren score’s bekend gemaakt en de wijnen van het jaar. Drie van mijn wijnhuizen zijn in de prijzen gevallen, waarbij Mullineux er als aller, allerbeste uitkwam! Zeer trots ben ik op alle winnaars: Mullineux: Mullineux Iron Syrah 2013 Mullineux Olerasay Straw Wine NV Mullineux White […]

Onno Kleyn in de Volkskrant over Newton Johnson Southend Chardonnay 2013

Onno Kleyn in de Volkskrant op 10 oktober over Newton Johnson Southend Chardonnay 2013: Verbluffend dat het zo lang heeft moeten duren, maar hier is dan eindelijk aandacht voor Newton Johnson, een van de beste wijnbedrijven van Zuid-Afrika. In dat land gebeurt immers meer dan het grootproduceren van slobber, zoals sommige mensen wel eens denken. […]

John Seccombe, Thorne & Daughters in the Drinks Business

Many winemakers in South Africa these days have travelled the world, gaining valuable experience in great wine regions, and John Seccombe is no exception. What does make him stand out from the crowd is that fact that much of this foreign perspective comes from the English wine industry: he has previously worked at Ridgeview after […]

Thorne and Daughters Rocking Horse 2014

Angela Lloyd schreef: This is certainly not the problem with the Seccombe’s Thorne and Daughters Rocking Horse 2014. A multi-regional blend of chenin, roussanne, semillon and chardonnay, it has it all in the texture department: freshness, lees richness and tannic grip (only the semillon was fermented on skins), each beautifully harmonised with the others. A […]