Wheels Turn Full ‘Cycle’ at Meerendal

MEERENDAL WINE ESTATE Saturday 8 April 2017 http://meerendal.co.za/ http://www.durbanvilledistillery.com/ Experience: 3.5/5 Wines: 2.5/5 It was a short drive around the gentle sloping hill from the Diemersdal to the Meerendal wine estate, barely 2km as the crow flies but closer to 6km by road. The whitewash painted entrance gate, complete with italic logo above farm name, … Continue reading Wheels Turn Full ‘Cycle’ at Meerendal

Beau-tiful Beau-tique Beau-Constantia

BEAU CONSTANTIA Thursday 22 December 2016 http://www.beauconstantia.com Experience: 4/5 Wines: 4/5 Beau Constantia, with its low-yielding ocean-chilled vines, is set on steep slopes at 350m above sea level at the top of Constantia Nek. It is surpassed only in altitude by Silvermist amongst the Constantia vineyards. Unsurprisingly, on the Thursday before Christmas, parking was my … Continue reading Beau-tiful Beau-tique Beau-Constantia