Wacky – not Tacky – in Robertson

WACKY WINE WEEKEND 1-3 June 2017 http://www.wackywineweekend.com/ http://www.millstonepottery.co.za/millstone/index.php?id=1 http://www.temenos.org.za/restaurant Experience: 4.5/5 Wines: 4/5 Dense mist was little more than head high as I entered the Breede River Valley - colloquially known as the Valley of Wine and Roses - at the heart of Route 62. My destination, at least to start the day, was Rooiberg … Continue reading Wacky – not Tacky – in Robertson

www: W-arm W-olseley W-elcome

WOLSELEY WINE TOUR Wednesday 22 February to Thursday 23 February 2017 http://www.sevenoaks.co.za http://www.wabooms.com/wines.htm http://bergsig.co.za/ http://www.arumlilycottage.co.za/accommodation.html https://waverleyhills.co.za/ http://www.mountainridge.co.za/Home.html https://wolseleytourism.co.za/wine/ Experience: 5/5 This was my first mini wine tour and also my first time exploring the Wolseley area. My partner was running a social media workshop for the Wolseley Tourist Office and so it made sense to … Continue reading www: W-arm W-olseley W-elcome

Log Cabin-et Sauvignon in the Hot Tub!

ARUM LILY COTTAGES & LOG CABINS - WOLSELEY Wednesday 22 February 2017 http://www.arumlilycottage.co.za/accommodation.html Experience: 5/5 Just occasionally, I shall write about something that does not wholly concern wine, is related, or deserves special mention. I am forever conscious of the need to drive responsibly whilst wine-tasting and so it made sense to book accommodation for … Continue reading Log Cabin-et Sauvignon in the Hot Tub!

Wines to Love on Love Street

MOUNTAIN RIDGE Thursday 23 February 2017 http://www.mountainridge.co.za/Home.html Experience: 4.5/5 Wines: 4/5 Mountain Ridge was the remaining wine farm to visit from those promoted by the Wolseley Tourist Office. Yesterday I visited Seven Oaks, Waboomsrivier and Bergsig. Previously, I had tasted at Waverley Hills. Intriguingly, Mountain Ridge and Waboomsrivier were both established in the same year, … Continue reading Wines to Love on Love Street

Wines That Don’t Cost The Earth

BERGSIG ESTATE Wednesday 22 February 2017 http://bergsig.co.za/ Experience: 3.5/5 Wines: 4/5 I was in two minds as to whether to visit a third estate for wine-tasting. I had another day to visit the last two vineyards promoted by the Wolseley Tourist Office (besides Waverley Hills Organic Wine and Olive Estate, which I had previously visited). Bergsig … Continue reading Wines That Don’t Cost The Earth

Wagons to the Cellar at Waboomsrivier

WABOOMSRIVIER WYNKELDER Wednesday 22 February 2017 http://www.wabooms.com/wines.htm Experience: 4/5 Wines: 3.5/5 It was but a short drive to Waboomsrivier Wynkelder, on the banks of the Breede River between Worcester and Ceres, from Seven Oaks wines for the second leg of my Wolseley wine tour. Short it may have been but there was much to see. … Continue reading Wagons to the Cellar at Waboomsrivier

Seven Reasons To Visit Seven Oaks Wines

SEVEN OAKS WINES Wednesday 22 February 2017 http://www.sevenoaks.co.za Experience: 4.5/5 Wines: 4/5 When I was a child in England I would regularly cycle to the local villages. Many had descriptive names containing the local trees: Three Elms, Five Oaks and Nine Ashes. I even used to run cross-country races for my County (aka Province) in … Continue reading Seven Reasons To Visit Seven Oaks Wines