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Christian Eedes

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Ashbourne Sandstone 2007

As featured in the April issue of Business Day WANTED: “Sauvignon Blanc-plus,” says Anthony Hamilton Russell of Ashbourne Sandstone 2007, which is to sell...

White wine, red wine and green wine

As featured in the April issue of Longevity: Organic wine. It’s attractive in terms of food safety (no harmful residues or additives) while also...

Fire and brimstone and sulphites in wine

As featured in the Febraury/March issue of Longevity: There are many people who think that the sulphites and their supposed negative impact on health...

Stellenzicht Syrah 1994

The lunch menu was determined in advance and the three couples attending had to bring wine to complement each of the courses. As an aperitif,...

Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal 2008

To start the evening two examples of Chenin Blanc, De Trafford 2008 side by side with Post House 2008. I’d hoped that the wines...

Flagstone Word of Mouth Viognier 2008

A tasting of ten examples of Viognier, the line-up including wines that have come to the fore in one context or another as among...

Drunken diatribe No. 3

I originally wrote this back in 2003 on behalf of Wine magazine  a  few weeks after I wrote  off  a motor car. It remains...

Groote Post Shiraz 2008

Darling property Groote Poste enjoys a cool-climate location not far from the Atlantic Ocean and hence tends to make such excellent Sauvignon Blanc but...