It felt unfair to tease you with two pages of notes on diversity, and then barely mention one of the points. Look, I’m just really bad at public speaking! Let’s… Read More
What’s behind this strange warning label on the back of some South African wine bottles? We’ve had many giggles about this seemingly funny warning that appears on the back of… Read More
I’ve often wondered ‘why do I love wine?’. And in toying with the idea of starting a blog, ‘what would my first post be?’. Questions that I was hesitant to… Read More
aka: Global Wine Tasting Academy. I’ve failed one academic test in my life – a random Grade 9 Biology test where I consciously decided not to study. To this day,… Read More
I quite enjoyed having to do some homework on this wine as I’ve never looked into the La Brune wines before. Nico, the winemaker, is a viticulturist with many years… Read More
It’s not often that I get the chance to compare vintages. The lovely team at Anthonij Rupert Wines were kind enough to send me a beautiful basket that included the… Read More
Full disclosure…I am slightly biased when it comes to the Illimis wines. Lucinda’s winemaking philosophy will resonate with most of us: ‘Wine should be a window to where its vineyard… Read More
Nobody needs another review for this wine, but here it is…perhaps there’s some novelty in the age.
My father called this wine outstanding. He’s not wrong. He’s been tasting some seriously nice stuff from around the world as he helps me pour blind flights. This stood out… Read More
Despite my general meh feelings about rosé, I am here for deeply coloured saigneé and oak aged rosés… …so obviously Vine Venom’s flor aged rosé had me even more excited.
This was purchased near the start of our first lockdown…but I still remember it, and that speaks volumes.