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South African Wines Are Finally Getting Noticed

Our love affair with South African wine began 18 years ago. We have always believed in the amazing quality you get for the value; that's why we have been championing them all these years. So it's truly wonderful to see that the world is finally taking notice, and South African wines are getting their share of the limelight with recent articles in VinePair and Wine Enthusiast. As Jancis Robinson wrote in the FT in late 2018 “South Africa is now well worth considering because the wines are seriously undervalued and a new wave of producers are making distinctive, age-worthy, appetising, definitively South African wines, both red and white,”  Read more about the VinePair article here.  

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Kanonkop Receives South Africa’s First 100-Point Rated Wine

Wine To Share is delighted to inform its customers that one of our favorite wine makers, Kanonkop, has been awarded South Africa’s first ever 100 points by renowned British Wine Master, Tim Atkin, in his 7th Annual Report on South African Wine.  It’s a significant milestone for South Africa’s premium wine industry. The Kanonkop Paul Sauer 2015 is a sublime Cape Bordeaux-blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc and 15% Merlot.  What’s even more extraordinary is the price of Kanonkop’s award-winning wine, just US$40 per bottle when purchased direct from the vineyard. The graph (below) shows the stark difference in pricing between wines scoring 90 points on Wine Spectator from France, Italy, California, Chile and South Africa. A bottle of...

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