"Enter The Dragon" : A Lunar New Year Post
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by Wine To Share
6M ago
  The Lunar New Year is around the corner! To get us warmed up to the year of the Dragon, the Wine To Share team came up with South African wines that go along with certain phrases commonly displayed. Let’s brush up and practice some of these expressions together alongside a glass of wine. 发啊 - Huat Ah The term “Huat” means prosperity and is often voiced out continuously with great enthusiasm. A bubbly action requires a wine with a bubbly personality. The N.V. Boschendal Brut MCC is a sparkling wine made in the Méthode Tradditionelle style that offers a vibrant and creamy profile. A wine ..read more
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2023 TOP WINES FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON
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by Cherie Ball
8M ago
Embark on a delightful journey this festive season with a handpicked selection of exceptional wines available in our online store at Wine To Share. We take pride in discovering artisanal wines and presenting unique finds tailored for special celebrations. This year, explore our carefully curated collection designed to elevate your festive moments. METHODE CAP CLASSIQUE SPARKLING WINE No celebration is complete without a touch of bubbly, and Genevieve Blanc de Blanc Methode Cap Classique 2018 stands out as your South African Champagne alternative. Crafted using the traditional Champenoise me ..read more
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Exploring the Rich History and Exceptional Producers of South Africa's Signature Varietal
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by Cherie Ball
10M ago
Every year, on the second Saturday of October, wine enthusiasts around the world come together to celebrate International Pinotage Day. This special day is dedicated to honouring a unique and distinctly South African grape variety - Pinotage. We're exploring the history of Pinotage, tracing its journey from creation to international recognition. We're also shining a spotlight on exceptional producers, ranging from wineries with long-established wine legacies to emerging talents making waves on the international wine scene, all based in the heart of South Africa. The Birth of Pinotage The ..read more
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The Art of Wine Tasting & Evaluation
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by Cherie Ball
10M ago
The latest 2023 South Africa Report by international wine critic and Master of Wine, Tim Atkin, has unveiled an impressive array of South African wines that have earned 95+ points, and a longer list of wines that made 90+ points. This has sparked lively debates within the wine-loving circles of social media. Are these results a testament to the rising quality of South African wineries, or is there more to the story than meets the eye? In this blog, we delve into the world of wine tasting, subjectivity, and the factors that make a wine exceptional. Wine’s Purpose Wine tasting is, by its very na ..read more
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Top 10 Wines For The Festive Season In The Tropics
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by Cherie Ball
1y ago
Toast your way through the festive holidays with an extraordinary collection of wines. We love introducing you to artisan wines and bringing you great finds, particularly during the festive season. This year, we have a beautifully curated collection to help you celebrate. At Wine To Share, we have the largest selection of the finest South African wines in Singapore. We have an exquisite tasting room in a pre-war shophouse in the trendy Kampong Glam, where you can sample the inimitable wines in a stylish and intimate setting. METHODE CAP CLASSIQUE SPARKLING WINE Gabrielskloof Madame Lucy's Brut ..read more
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A Journey Through the Cape Winelands
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by Cherie Ball
1y ago
As we sit to write this blog, we are in surrounded by the rolling hills and pretty vineyards of the spectacular Cape Winelands for our first Cape Wine show. In the midst of the beauty and serenity of this place, one can definitely feel the vibrant energy of the people in the business of growing, making and presenting wine; and the dynamism of an industry that is quietly making its indelible mark in the international wine scene as a region producing world-class wine.  Although well-known as a new world wine, South African wines date back well over three and a half centuries ..read more
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What Makes Old Vines Special?
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by Cherie Ball
1y ago
Old vines are gnarly, highly revered and tricky. Generally, growers don’t keep old vines because they need more care to protect their fragility and more patience to encourage their limited yield. The advantage of these time-worn hand-harvested vines is that they produce fewer grapes with abundant aromas. They show less fresh fruit and varietal character and more terroir and soil; an ageing vine brings intensity, freshness and an extraordinary sense of place. These old vines tell beautiful stories of long hot summers, icy cold winters and the families that have tended them over the years and ha ..read more
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Méthode Cap Classique, South Africa's "Champagne"
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by Cherie Ball
1y ago
Celebrating MCC Day Spectacular South Africa celebrates Méthode Cap Classique on Thursday, 1 September this year. What is MCC? It’s South Africa’s version of Champagne made using the age-old traditional method. The first Méthode Cap Classique produced in South Africa was released over half a century ago in 1971, and it’s since become the fastest-growing wine category. For over three decades, producers have not been able to use the term Champagne for anything other than the bottle-fermented wine from the Champagne region in France. Many South African wineries are creating fierce competition for ..read more
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South African Wine is Great Value... For Now
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by Cherie Ball
1y ago
  On Sept 12, during the first-ever Global Wine Education Week initiated by UK-based Wines & Spirits Education Trust, we hosted our second blind tasting night, this time featuring Syrah vs Shiraz. With the help of our wine educator friends at Wine Language, we shared the typical flavor characteristics of Syrah/Shiraz, their similarities and differences with our intimate group of 10 participants. Six bottles were blind tasted, consisting of 3 Syrahs and 3 Shiraz. Four South African labels were entered into the mix, one French Syrah (St Joseph) and one Australian Shiraz f ..read more
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An Evening Chef's Table and Wine Pairing at Butcher’s Block
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by Cherie Ball
1y ago
Butcher’s Block and Wine To Share bring you an extraordinary evening of world-class dining paired with hand-selected South African wines on 21st September (Weds), and 22nd September (Thurs), at the world-famed Raffles Hotel. Butcher's Block is an experimental wood-fire dining experience with a menu that features high-quality farm-to-table meats and seafood from sustainable producers from around the world. To celebrate South Africa's Heritage Day, we've partnered with the restaurant's inimitable chef de cuisine Jordan Keao. He harnesses his Hawaiian heritage where cooking, fishing, hunting and ..read more
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