Constantia Uitsig Semillon Reserve 2003

Fruit of our loins Zoë turns one on Friday 11 June – what other baby has her own birthday countdown clock? With her in the safekeeping of granny last night, her mum and I snuck off for drinks at Caveau at the Mill in Newlands. A blackboard advertised “Vintage Wines at Vintage Prices” including Constantia […]

June 6, 2010
by Christian
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Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2007

Flagstone was founded by Bruce Jack as an innovative and fiercely independent label in the late 1990s. Grapes were sourced from around the country and winemaking premises were initially located at the V&A Waterfront and later moved to a converted dynamite factory on an industrial estate in Somerset West. It seemed contrary to the Jack […]

June 5, 2010
by Christian
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L’Avenir Grand Vin Pinotage 2007

Thursday night was the Johannesburg public tasting of some of the top-performing examples of Pinotage from WINE magazine’s category review. Question of the evening was how it could be explained that two of the wines that were included in the line-up had also been on show at the recent tasting of the gold and silver […]

June 5, 2010
by Christian
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Bartinney Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Two days into this year’s Shiraz Challenge judging and I needed something crisp and refreshing. The Sauvingon Blanc 2009 from Bartinney, the Stellenbosch farm owned by First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan, proved just the trick. After winemaking stints at first Groot Constantia and then Doolhof in Wellington, Therese de Beer joined Bartinney in January […]

June 3, 2010
by Christian
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What Chris Williams drank on 01.06

Meerlust winemaker Chris Williams says: Keen to post what I tasted today – if only I knew what they were, but I encountered 12 white wines in Blackfriars, London as the first day of the MW tasting exam.  If I’m right, we started off with 2 white Burgundies, Chablis and Mersault, I think. Then five […]

June 3, 2010
by Christian
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What “Skywalker” drank on 31.05

Skywalker says: While not from a great Bordeaux vintage, this property never disappoints!

June 1, 2010
by Christian
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What Victor Strugo drank on 30.05

Victor Strugo says: Congrats on your new blog. To enter into the appropriate spirit, here’s wot we drank at home with our hot dogs on Sunday nite. OK, I admit we didn’t really waste it on hot-dogs, but we had to open it because we have a lot of drinking to ketchup.

May 31, 2010
by Christian
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Badenhorst Family Wines Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2008

Lunch yesterday was at Pete Goffe-Wood’s  Wild Woods bistro and bar next to the Chapman’s Peak Hotel in Hout Bay. The menu advises that “everything is cooked from scratch” and the food took a good while to emerge from the kitchen. This gave us plenty of time to peruse the winelist and Goffe- Wood deserves […]

May 31, 2010
by Christian
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