Mixed Spice at the Pinotage Festival

PINOTAGE & BILTONG FESTIVAL Saturday 23 April 2017 http://www.cvomarketing.co.za/events/pinotage-biltong-festivals-2017/ http://www.lavenirestate.co.za/ Experience: 4/5 Wines: 3/5 The sun shone brightly today to make for a hot afternoon at L’Avenir estate for the Pinotage and Biltong Festival. The occasion marked 2 firsts for me: my first visit to L’Avenir (I shall return for tasting at a later date) … Continue reading Mixed Spice at the Pinotage Festival

Brut Force and Less Ignorance

CAPE WINE ACADEMY - CERTIFICATE COURSE - DAY 3 Saturday 18 March 2017 http://www.capewineacademy.co.za/index.php Experience: 5/5 “It’s sweeties and sparklies”, says Monty Friendship in his inimitable, cheeky style to start the third and final day of the Certificate Course at the Cape Wine Academy. Monty turns learning into fun. He had taught me before during the … Continue reading Brut Force and Less Ignorance

Excellent Unstated Wines and Service – Naturally!

WAVERLEY HILLS ORGANIC WINE AND OLIVE ESTATE Saturday 14 January 2017 https://waverleyhills.co.za/ Experience: 4.5/5 Wines: 5/5 It was my partner’s birthday and so we headed out of Cape Town for Tulbagh. We had no definite plans for the day but decided after lunch to visit one of the local vineyards for tasting. As luck had it, we … Continue reading Excellent Unstated Wines and Service – Naturally!