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In the Glass – Aug 2011

August 23rd, 2011 by karen

Chabivin Jean Michael Brut MCC – I cannot get enough of these bubblies from the one of the handful of estates in South Africa who only make, and sell, sparkling wines Dornier Donatus  Red 2004 – sharing a bottle of good wine is one of my favourite things to do.  This bottle was shared with…

Hermanus Food and Wine Festival 2011

August 19th, 2011 by karen

We spent 2 days at the festival which offered us the opportunity to taste through white wines on the first day and concentrate on reds the second.  However, with the number of estates represented, and each with a large range of wines I limited my tastings to the estates I was less familiar with or…

Botriviera Spring Festival

August 10th, 2011 by karen

Media Release Botriviera Spring Festival Wineries of Bot River celebrate together! 9 – 11 September 2011 A fabulous weekend celebrating the advent of Spring for wine lovers, nature lovers and families to get together for the good-time event of the year with gastronomy, tastings, entertaining activities , local artists and so much more. Our line…

Seductive Sauvignon Festival – 2011

August 10th, 2011 by karen

Media Release Sensual and Seductive Sauvignons! Submit to the allure of a fine selection of flirtatious 2011 Sauvignon Blancs and captivating Cabernet Sauvignons at Wine Concepts’ Seductive Sauvignon Festival this August. For those who prefer to savour older vintages, there will be a range of these bewitching wines on offer as well. Hosted at the…

SA Terroir Awards 2011

August 1st, 2011 by karen

Christian Eedes wrote an article for Wine Magazine entitled “Contemplating a New Tasting Format” which I thought held a lot of merit and went some way towards my thoughts and questions on the role of Wine of Origin and the benefits of taking terroir into account in South Africa Having met and been seated next…