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
Month: September 2021
Son of the Soil Wines
Wine for good – that’s the long story made short! You don’t have to read further, that’s all you really need to know. I have so many feelings for what… Read More
The Vineyard Party Here be Dragons 2018
First bottled in 2007, so I’m sure you’ve all seen this wine. Jolette Steyn, the winemaker, is one of the friendliest and most welcoming wine geeks in Cape Town. I… Read More
Magna Carta Mizwa 2017
Magna Carta – wines I can rely on to be consistently intriguing. I mean…how often do you come across White Merlot?
Tesselaarsdal Chardonnay 2020
I could rave about Berene Sauls’ story forever. So let’s jump straight into this wine and save the fangirling until the end. The Wine: Pale gold. Medium+ intensity nose that… Read More
Spice Route Chakalaka 2018
First bottled in 2007, so I’m sure you’ve all seen this wine. But I honestly only just learned that Chalalaka is a Zulu word implying ‘togetherness’! 11 official languages…that’s all… Read More
One of the most noticeable things about Thorngrove, aside from the lovely wines, is the wonderful attention to detail and how the wines tell the story of the winemaker’s heritage.… Read More
Justino’s Madeira Sercial 10 Year Old
These past 2 months have been delicious…I could really just stop there. But I won’t.