A Sparkling Tasting at Charles Fox

CHARLES FOX CAP CLASSIQUE WINE ESTATE Sunday 5 March 2017 http://charlesfox.co.za/ Experience: 4.5/5 Wines: 5/5 The final kilometre of my journey to Charles Fox in the Elgin Ward was along a dirt road. This built an anticipation of somewhere hand-picked and special, and so it was. This is a new wine estate and little more … Continue reading A Sparkling Tasting at Charles Fox

Summer Whites …… and Rosés

FRANSCHHOEK SUMMER WINES FESTIVAL - Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards Saturday 4 February 2017 http://www.leopardsleap.co.za/ Experience: 4/5 Wines: 3.5/5 Summer whites were the order of the day. That is, for the dress. Most of the ladies at this busy event had followed the ticket instruction and looked resplendent in white lace dresses and summer clothes. I … Continue reading Summer Whites …… and Rosés

Grape Fun – Stomping Well Worth the Journey!

DELHEIM WINES Saturday 28 January 2017 http://www.delheim.com/ Experience: 5/5 Wines: 5/5 I visited Delheim, to the North-East of Stellenbosch, for the Harvest Festival. Delheim holds one of the first wine festivals in the region to usher in the grape-picking season. This was the first time it had been held for two years as the 2016 … Continue reading Grape Fun – Stomping Well Worth the Journey!