Polish wine? It wasn’t until I’d connected with a wine lover from Poland on Instagram and instantly befriended him, that I started thinking about Poland as a wine producing country.… Read More
Another favourite moment during my recent Hemel-en-Aarde visit was discovering that my brother likes Riesling as much as I do! I finally visited La Vierge winery after tasting and loving… Read More
I’d polished a bottle of the 2017 without making a single note. So when I saw the 2018, I knew I had to do better.
This is just the prettiest packaging. I admire their beautiful label each time I see it. Sadly, we’ve avoided these wines after a not so great tasting experience at their… Read More
Lucinda Heyns has worked for huge name wineries (Jordan & Mulderbosch) as a viticulturist but she now makes her own wines under Illimis. I knew I wanted to feature Lucinda’s… Read More
I’m starting off August’s Women’s month with Jessica Saurwein. Jessica’s forefathers made sour wine for the Emperor of Austria in the 17th century – so how wonderful that she’s returned… Read More
It’s miserable in Cape Town, and we’re not allowed to complain after being on the brink of running out of water. But this goes to show that one can drink… Read More
My Riesling order finally arrived and, despite very wintery weather, I couldn’t resist opening one or two. I’ve mentioned before that SA isn’t a prolific Riesling producer…we’re a hot country,… Read More