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Kleine Zalze Lunch at French Toast

April 28th, 2011 by karen

Having been an ambassador on the Kleine Zalze “For the Love of Wine” team last year, taking several guests on various wine tours to the estate, and indulging in a couple of special meals at Terroir, I have become quite familiar, and in fact quite captivated, by the Kleine Zalze wines.  With 3 different ranges:…

Tour Guide Barbie ………… I mean Karen

April 27th, 2011 by karen

One of the highlights of my business is taking guests on tours through our winelands of the Western Cape.  This way I get to experience our country through fresh eyes several times a month, who wouldn’t be happy with that! I don’t often get the opportunity to take photos and report back with the never…

KGB Wine Club – Gabrielskloof April 2011

April 21st, 2011 by karen

My hubby and I took ourselves off to explore the wines of the Overberg for a weekend in November and stopped off at the relatively new kid on the block, Gabrielskloof, in Bot River,  for lunch on the Saturday.  We were thoroughly impressed with the wines, as well as the food, the views and the…

Kathy Raath Promotions Winelands Trade Show

April 20th, 2011 by karen

Kathy and Dane from Kathy Raath Promotions (KRP) hosted their first ever Winelands Trade Show in April and there is no doubt what a resounding success it turned out to be.  Raphael from Dornier was happy to allow them use of the beautiful and historic Manor House and the event was catered for by Bodega…

Oldenburg – “New from Old” Stellenbosch Winery

April 8th, 2011 by karen

I was invited to a tasting of the range of Oldenburg wines at French Toast earlier this week but unfortunately I was unable to attend.  As a pretty decent consolation prize I was sent a couple of bottles to try, and enjoy at home. Who?  What?  Where?  You may ask………  Here is their story (www.oldenburgvineyards.com):…