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Windhoek Draught

It was off to the Cameroon vs. Netherlands World Cup game at Green Point Stadium last night. We arrived at Cape Town station and...

Laurent-Perrier Brut 1990

Laurent-Perrier Brut 1990 out of magnum. The occasion? A drinks party to celebrate my sister Jane’s engagement to Greg Hansen. ‘Nuff said.

Louis Bovard Dézaley Grand Cru Médinette

To start proceedings at the World Cup tasting held at Boland Cellar on Tuesday (see previous post), three vintages of Dézaley Grand Cru Médinette...

What “Josie” drank on 22.06

Josie says: "Partook of the delicious, light-hearted Splattered Toad Sauvignon Blanc 2009 to celebrate the simultaneous win and non-promotion of Bafana Bafana on Tuesday....

Alta Vista Alto 2005 et al.

Were there any World Cup omens to be had from a wine tasting held at Boland Cellar’s Northern Paarl facility yesterday?  Holland based Cees...

De Morgenzon Chenin Blanc 2006

When Rudera Robusto 2002 won the 2005 WINE magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge with a residual sugar of 15.7g/l, I recall suggesting to winemaker Teddy...

Kanonkop 1997 et al.

Friday saw 11 older Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Wines presented at Jordan Winery Restaurant in Stellenbosch. It was to be an investigation of the...

What “Josie” drank on 16.06

Josie says: “Last week I discovered that my local PnP in Gabriel Road, Plumstead stocks the astonishingly well-priced, quite delicious (young and fruity but...
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