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
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!
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