The Wade Bales Wine Society in Constantia, Cape Town, offers wine lovers a personalised, one-on-one service for sourcing the best wines.
They annually test more than 1000 wines then narrow them down to a premium selection from which you can choose a wine that fits your budget and the occasion.
It’s a little like having a wine expert with longstanding relationships with the Cape’s top winemakers at your beck and call.
The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviewed Wade Bales from the Wade Bales Wine Society about the science of the ultimate South African wine collection.
Listen to the audio (scroll down) for more detail and tips from listeners.
There are more than 700 producers in South Africa. It’s overwhelming for the consumer, so there is a role for us. We can also store your wine for you.— Wade Bales, Wade Bales Wine Society
South African wines have never been better. Our wines are highly undervalued. In blind tests our wines excel yet they’re much cheaper than wines from established markets.— Wade Bales, Wade Bales Wine Society
An investment grade wine must be instantly recognisable and highly rated. It must also age well.— Wade Bales, Wade Bales Wine Society
A collection of wines from the Cape Winemakers’ Guild can be a good investment. However, it’s available on auction so you might be paying a premium.— Wade Bales, Wade Bales Wine Society
Our app empowers consumers to make an informed decision. Just take a picture with your phone of the label and it’ll give you all the inside information, industry ratings and peer reviews.— Wade Bales, Wade Bales Wine Society
The ranking is decided by 972 independent experts made up of food writers, chefs and restaurant owners from around the world.
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