What to expect of the Michael Fridjhon Wine Judging Academy.
Domäne Wachau Weissenkirchen Grüner Veltliner Smaragd 2020
We don’t import Grüner Veltliner in South Africa. Which made this major grape variety a bit of a problem for an upcoming exam. Friends and their suitcases to the rescue!… Read More
Bott Csontos Furmint 2017
I flipped the fuck out when I was asked to share an ‘interesting’ wine with a group of educated but mostly strangers last week. Not for lack of interesting wines… Read More
Domaine Jamet Côtes du Rhône 2019
I don’t think there’s much more to say about this wine…everything’s already been said. If I were to add my two cents to this well documented treat: it’s far too… Read More
Andre Perret Condrieu Coteau du Chery 2015
I once confessed to sipping on Condrieu on a weekday morning. Herewith the culprit.
BlankBottle TBC NV
The only note I have on this wine is ‘Viognier’. And considering it’s a BlankBottle where the variety isn’t mentioned on the label, I’d call that a win! I won’t… Read More
Pio Cesare Langhe Nebbiolo 2018
2022 has been the year of international wines. And it has been a wonderfully educational journey that’s, above all, given me a better understanding of the cultures and climates of… Read More
Clemens Busch Marienburg Falkenlay GG 2018
If there was one international producer that’s stood out for me in 2022, it is Clemens Busch. I’ve had the pleasure of trying each of the Clemens Busch wines that… Read More