Another Fun Evening of Tasting and Learning

Monday 30 January 2017 Our first tasting meeting was so successful that I ran it for a second time. The Cape Wine Lovers’ Society blends together many passions I have: a passion for wine, a love of learning, pleasure from sharing and entertaining, and a strong sense of fun and adventure. The evening was set … Continue reading Another Fun Evening of Tasting and Learning

The Cape Wine Lovers’ Society is Up and Running – and Tasting!

Thursday 19 January 2017 We had our first meeting last night and what fun it was. The moment had come after all the planning and research. I had visited 9 of the 14 vineyards in the Constantia Valley and surrounds to select single variety wines for the evening. Yes, can you name them all? Please … Continue reading The Cape Wine Lovers’ Society is Up and Running – and Tasting!

Surprisingly Good – and Not Only for the Red Bus Tourists

GROOT CONSTANTIA Thursday 12 January 2017 https://www.grootconstantia.co.za/home/?id=3 Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3.5/5 A red tourist bus was leaving the white gates of Groot Constantia as I arrived. It was a symbolic moment and succinctly captured my apparent reluctance to visit this great vineyard. The comprehensive website proclaims “We are South Africa’s oldest wine producing estate”. It … Continue reading Surprisingly Good – and Not Only for the Red Bus Tourists