Origin: South Africa is one of few countries outside of Portugal to grow Fernão Pires. It was first bottled by Van Loveren in 1982. Initially grown for brandy production, some… Read More
Month: July 2020
Craven Pinot Gris 2019
I save all my wine photos into folders named White, Rosé and Red etc. This one had me confused. Here’s why…
BlankBottle Kortpad Kaaptoe 2019
One more from the Swartland? This time it’s to add to the list of more unusual grapes found in South Africa. It’s made by my favourite favourite. Some people have… Read More
Silwervis Cinsault 2017
Let’s stay in the Swartland for a moment… …where it’s warm and safe and the wines taste the way I like them to taste. This bottle with it’s bright pink… Read More
Mullineux Syrah 2017
I’ve had a few faulty wines this week… …and was desperate to drink something guaranteed to be good. Enter Mullineux Syrah, courtesy of Vino Pronto. I took full advantage of… Read More
Mosi Tinashe Chenin Blanc 2018
Joseph Dhafana is someone whose story inspires me everyday. I’ve seen him a few times but have always been far too shy to approach and say hi. Instead, I grin… Read More
Springfield Albariño 2019
More room temperature white wines in the heart of winter? Why not. Shall we proceed with one of only three Albariños made in South Africa.
But how long have you known about this?
Remember when you were a kid and, on a Sunday night, you’d guiltily announce to your parents that you have a project due on Monday morning? A project that required… Read More