Kumala is a brand of wines produced around Table Mountain in South Africa, with vineyards spanning the Western Cape from Oliphants River to Stellenbosch, Paarl and Worcester. The chief winemaker is Ben Jordaan, who oversees production at each vineyard site. The wines are available in a range of styles from single varietal releases and blends using local and international grapes for reds, whites and rosés. 

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Pinotage

    History of the grape: In 1925, Stellenbosch University Chief Horticulture Professor Abraham Izak Perold created the P...

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

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  • Kumala Eternal Western Cape Chenin Blanc Chardonnay Semillon 2011


    I got given this bottle of wine by a lady friend at Christmas and it was an excellent accompaniment to my supper of baked trout last night.The label says what grape types are used but I have not been able to find out in what proportions.The label also says 'aromas of ripe peaches and juicy nectarines 'and I would certainly agree.There is plenty ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Kumala Eternal Shiraz Cabernet Savignon 2010


    Used with a Vinturi wine aerator. Shared with a freind after dinner, after aeration the wine did improve however still very tannic. The primary flavour is plum and with a finish of blackcurrent. Overall not a very complex wine, very dry and crisp, would potentially pair well with beef. Read More

    Wine review by brunchman

  • Kumala Pinotage Blend Pinotage-Shiraz 2009


    Sharp and thin, leaves a bitter taste - not what I was expecting. "Budget" wines were better quality last year (i.e. this is 3 for £12). I would not recommend this wine, as it does not suit my palate. Read More

    Wine review by bjv

  • Kumala Sauvignon Blanc 2005


    This was a nice, cost effective smooth white wine. My boyfriend and I liked it very much! Read More

    Wine review by Catrina17

  • Kumala Western Cape Merlot Ruby Cabernet 2008


    Too young to show any real oomph. I picked up some nice sourness on the nose but the palate was lacking any boldness. Not bad but could use a year or two probably. Read More

    Wine review by Fenderbaum

  • Kumala Cabernet Sauvignon 2006


    I found this wine nothing special and quite bitter...the aftertaste is not pleasant. I will probably use the rest of the bottle for cooking. Read More

    Wine review by kerriew

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  • Kumala Shiraz Western Cape Red South Africa NV


    A touch bitter and spicy. Read More

    Wine review by FKisses

  • Kumala Pinotage Blend 2007


    Big bold fruity effort from the Western Cape. I really liked this one. Nice and spicy, big fruit and a little pepper. Read More

    Wine review by Fenderbaum

  • Kumala Pinotage Blend 2003


    I'm not a wine expert....so excuse my lack of lingo or proper protocols. This is a light to medium blended red. The first sniff soft berry, raisin with a touch of floral (lavender is my best guess). Taste is fruity - blackberry, plum and a touch of amber/leather all come through.Overall this wine is a nice drinking wine - the kind of bottle t... Read More

    Wine review by thatrenee

  • Kumala Shiraz 2004


    great bank for the buk Read More

    Wine review by AUNTYAYA

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