10 Things you can learn with Vertical Tasting

© Cape Times Friday 15th May 2015 Firstly – what’s a ‘vertical tasting’? Nope – not one conducted standing up (nor is a horizontal tasting one where you end up…

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Malbec Musings

© Cape Times Friday 17th April 2015 Recently, I’ve been musing on Malbec, one of the ‘also-ran’ grapes in a red Bordeaux blend. Yes, I said red Bordeaux and I…

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Attention grabbers

© Cape Times Friday 20th March 2015 As our retail shelves become busier and busier with more choices of wines, labels, closures and brands cropping up every day, you really…

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Cheers for a good cause

© Cape Times Friday 13th February 2015 What’s on your wine wish list? I’ve just been seeing some Facebook friends winning a single bottle of 1965 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti,…

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How do you buy your wine?

© Cape Times Friday 20th March 2014 How do you buy your wine? Do you load a couple of bottles into your basket as you scurry around the supermarket? Do…

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Finding the key to Chardonnay

© Cape Times Friday 21st February 2014 I seem to be going through a bit of a Chardonnay craze at the moment. I began the year with an interesting clonal…

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