House Wine from the Wine Tram

MAISON WINE ESTATE Saturday 29 July 2017 http://www.maisonestate.co.za/ Experience: 3.5/5 Wines: 3.5/5 Maison was our first stop on the Red Line of the Franschhoek Wine Tram. The tram bus parked inside the plain entrance and so it was a short walk to the 1920s farmhouse, complete with classic front stoep and rusting tin roof. The … Continue reading House Wine from the Wine Tram

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

Beyond Expectation

BUITENVERWACHTING Saturday 17 December 2016 http://www.buitenverwachting.com Experience: 4/5 Wines: 4/5 My partner and I followed the winding road through the sunny meadows. We remembered, at last, that Buitenverwachting is closed for wine-tasting on Sundays. The Public Holiday on Friday had probably helped shape our weekend plans as we usually taste on Sunday afternoons. I mused … Continue reading Beyond Expectation