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
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
This was purchased near the start of our first lockdown…but I still remember it, and that speaks volumes.
BlankBottle is one of two wineries who always make me feel safe. I find myself retreating to these wines any time I’m confused, overwhelmed, or feeling despondent about wine. They… Read More
Brace yourself for a Weskus revolution! It’s only so often that a new release has everyone buzzing with excitement. My inbox was filled with queries about my thoughts on the… Read More
This is a first for me – a wine produced in KwaZulu Natal. Abingdon Estate were the first to produce a certified estate wine in KZN in 2007. At 1140m… Read More
As always, I’m the last person to try this wine… Diemersdal Estate is still one of the most memorable and fun visits we’ve had as a wine squad. What started… Read More
An unexpected surprise… I needed a wine fast. I had 15 minutes before 5 friends arrived for Friday sundowners…and instead of heading to the nearest supermarket, I opted for the… Read More