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WATCH | In Conversation with Charla Haasbroek for International Women’s Day

Back on March 8th we spoke with the incredible winemaker Charla Haasbroek, of Sijnn Wines, Malgas, and Charla Haasbroek Wines, about her journey into winemaking and the launch of her own wines. Watch the recording of her conversation with independent wine consultant Libby Zietsman-Brodie.     About RAKQ Wines Specialising in premium South African wine, […]

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Easter Lamb Recipe & South African Wine Pairing

After a particularly long British winter, what better way to celebrate the bright and happy days ahead than breaking bread and savouring some excellent wine with loved ones this Easter? With roast lamb the mainstay of any true Easter feast, we’ve partnered with Paul Wallace wines to share with you this succulent lamb shank recipe […]

Nicky Wallace of Paul Wallace Wines, Elgin, South Africa

SA Women in Wine: Nicky Wallace

Husband and wife duo, Nicky and Paul Wallace of Paul Wallace wines, purchased their 25 hectare farm in Elgin, South Africa in September 2003. Together they set out to create their own little piece of heaven in one of South Africa’s most exciting developing wine regions. How do you and Paul split the work at […]

Natasha Pretorius, winemaker at GlenWood, Franschoek, South Africa

SA Women in Wine: Q&A with Natasha Pretorius

Natasha is the winemaker at GlenWood Vineyards in Franschhoek, South Africa. Starting off as Assistant Winemaker to DP Burger, she was handed the reins after wowing the team with her technical knowledge during the 2019 and 2020 harvest seasons.