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Protea Leads Wine Enthusiast Feature on New-Wave Packaging

“There’s a new generation of producers and designers who don’t want to portray wine as some elite product. Instead, they want it to feel fun and flat-out cool, and they’re making wildly creative and alluring labels to match.” – Wine Enthusiast, April 2015 Or as in our case, wildly creative and alluring bottle designs. Great thanks […]

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Protea a ‘Great Red Under $20′

Veteran Newsday wine writer Peter M. Gianotti focuses his palate this week on great reds “at prices within the realm of reality” – under $20. Lo and behold, one of his finds is the protea Red blend. Here’s his review: From South Africa comes the 2012 protea Red ($18), a juicy, husky blend of cabernet sauvignon […]


Protea Red Featured in Apartment Therapy’s ‘Kitchn’

The season is turning, and sommelier Jayme Henderson, writing on Apartment Therapy’s “the kitchn” website, is advising readers to “Stock Up Now for Fall Drinking With These 10 Wines Under $20″ — including the protea Red. Henderson, a Denver-based Sommelier, says her picks are “delicious, yet budget-friendly wines that pair perfectly with the season’s transitional weather […]

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Benito’s Wine Reviews on protea’s Wines & Designs

Where to focus when writing about protea? Some journalists talk about the wine, others the unique packaging. In a new post, Ben Carter, author of the award-winning wine blog Benito’s Wine Reviews, takes in the whole picture, delivering praise for the Chenin Blanc and Red, while also noting the unique bottle designs and their re-use […]


Food52: protea for Thanksgiving

Food52 agrees: protea wines are perfect for Thanksgiving! The popular culinary website, co-founded by author and former New York Times editor and writer Amanda Hesser, echoes our post from earlier this week with a suggestion that the protea Chenin Blanc and Red blend are the sort of versatile wines that shine on Thanksgiving – and adds that […]

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