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Old Mutual Wine Trophy Show 2021 – a trophy, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal

2021-09-17T08:20:56+00:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Bruce Jack Wines, Ghost in the Machine, Heritage Collection, Review, The Berrio|

The results of the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced on a special edition of Dan Really Likes Wine at midday on 30th June. Broadcast from The Houghton in Johannesburg. In total there were 673 wines entered. There were 32 gold medals – of which 16 won trophies - 111 took home silver and 355 won bronze. Bruce Jack Heritage Collection wines, Boer maak 'n Plan Chenin Blanc 2020 and Hard Day Chardonnay 2020 (pre-release) achieved Silver and Bronze medals respectively. A shiraz from our new range Ghost in the Machine - set to launch in September 2021 [...]

Bruce Jack Heritage Collection released in time for Heritage Day

2019-09-16T11:40:20+00:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Bruce Jack Wines, Heritage Collection, Wine|

The arrival of spring brings with it the possibility of a clean slate. Cape gardens are alive with colour. They remind us that despite all the turmoil we face in the current state of the world, there is a home truth that marks the resilience of the South African spirit. We survive the whim of the political weather, making do with what we have – encapsulated well by the phrase: ‘n Boer maak ‘n plan, and whether we come from an Afrikaans heritage or not, we will rally in the coming weeks as the world’s rugby nations become the topic of [...]

Top 10 wines in the inaugural Winemag Shiraz Report 2019 announced

2019-09-16T10:58:46+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Bruce Jack Wines, Heritage Collection, News, Review, Wine|

Syrah (aka Shiraz) has its traditional home in France’s Rhône Valley, where the appellations of Hermitage and Côte Rôtie are particularly acclaimed. South Australia’s Barossa Valley is also famed for the variety but South Africa is increasingly making wines to match the best of either of these two regions. It has become important locally occupying just over 10% of the national vineyard at the end of 2018 (second only to Cabernet Sauvignon among red varieties) and Winemag.co.za is therefore pleased to release our inaugural Shiraz Report. This year, 83 entries were received from 67 producers and these were tasted blind (labels [...]