“Off the Beaten Track” Overburg and Agulhas Wine Tour

September 25th, 2009 by karen

About 65km from Cape Town we will pass Grabouw, the centre of the apple farming community.  A few kilometres further is the start of Elgin wine ward.  Elgin is unique in the sense that it is geographically and geologically a very clearly defined mountain basin (in the Hottentots Holland mountain range).  One of coolest areas,…

Wine Club (September 2009) – Teddy Hall

September 1st, 2009 by karen

Teddy began his life as so many of us racing around as a yuppie in Johannesburg before the wine bug bit and he headed down to the Western Cape to study winemaking, and is now glad to call Somerset West home. He began as a cellar rat at the historical wine farm Boschendal in 1993…