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2014 Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon: 90 Points, Wine Spectator

"Ripe and energetic, with a juicy core of black currant, fig and blackberry fruit, carried by brambly tannins through the finish." – James Molesworth, Dec. 31, 2016, Wine Spectator

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92 Points, Top Value for 2013 Els Cabernet in Wine Spectator

With a score of 92 points, the 2013 Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the top-rated "red wine values" in the upcoming September 30, 2016, Wine Spectator.

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Ernie Els ‘Big Easy’ Wines Featured in Golfweek

GW-cover-0523-291x388The May 23 edition of Golfweek magazine is all about golf and wine, and Ernie Els’ Big Easy wines received great reviews – and a place on the cover!

Master Sommellier Randall Bertao of Los Altos Golf & Country Club in California tasted through the collections and offered these tasting notes:

On Ernie Els Big Easy White: “Very bright red apple fruit (think unoaked chardonnay) with mouth-watering acidity and a clean finish.”

On Ernie Els Big Easy Red: “There’s a lot going on with this wine. Spice and flesh from the syrah, structure from the cab and variety from the other grape contributors. Dark fruited with exotic spices and a savory flavor.”

Get the whole story and the full reviews here.

Ernie’s Els for Father’s Day

somm in the city logo_smallThe “Somm in the City” wine blog by sommelier, chef and food and wine pairing expert Sara Lehman has turned its sights on Father’s Day wines, and Ernie Els Big Easy Red and Big Easy White are among the selections.

They’re among several “Wines That Give Back”—a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Big Easy Red and Big Easy White are going to Els for Autism, Ernie’s foundation that supports children on the autism spectrum and their families.

You can find the post here. Explores Ernie Els Wines

How Ernie Els became a winemaking superstar with the help of Jean Engelbrecht and Louis Strydom, and his big plans for the future.

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Wine Enthusiast Highlights Ernie Els Wines

Wine Enthusiast looks at some newcomers to wine from the sports world, but doesn’t overlook a guy who has been there for a long time now: Ernie Els. From the May issue of the magazine:

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Forbes Profiles Anthonij Rupert’s Johann Rupert

Forbes associate editor Abram Brown talks wine with Johann Rupert, owner of Anthonij Rupert Wines.

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Els ‘Big Easy’ Wines Medal at TEXSOM

The 32nd TEXSOM International Wine Awards drew 3,200 wines, which were tasted by 67 judges, and Ernie Els Wines was honored to receive two medals.

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