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Emile Joubert

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Natural Treasures: fine wines can be found by looking to the...

One of the oldest white wine grapes in South Africa, and still today the most widely planted, Chenin Blanc is quite rightly being promoted...

A journey of flavours – South African wines

South African wines continue to shine — both at home and further afield. Having recently flown half-way around the world — literally — it was...

Wine for Thought – Autumn 2019

Oh, wouldn’t the wine world be so much poorer without the dreamers, the visionaries and the adventurous spirited? I just love the men and woman...

Wine for Thought – Summer 2019

The wine world is in a notorious state of disagreement and debate. From Bordeaux to Bellville, Dunedin to Durban and Margaret River to Mendoza,...

Wine for Thought – Spring 2018

South Africa might have a wine industry going back all the way to 1659 when Jan van Riebeeck oversaw the first Cape harvest, but...

Wine for Thought – Winter 2018

Anyone with a nose to the local wine industry will have heard industry pundits, propagandists and prophets implying that this country’s wines are undervalued....

Wine for Thought – Autumn 2018

That one-dimensional slogan once used by a beer company was totally off-the mark. Because real men – and women – do, in fact, drink...

Wine for thought – Summer 2017/18 Edition

The world of wine is filled with the kind of ubiquitous terminology designed to confuse a disciple of logical thinking, as well as enough...

Wine for Thought – Winter 2017 Edition

Storytelling from our favourite wine connoisseur Emile Joubert as he shares his top three wine selections for the coming colder months. A recent visit by...

Wine for Thought – Autumn 2017 Edition

Emile Joubert takes us on another journey with his words and tells us of his current top wine selections. While doing some exhaustive research to...