27 Aug 2010

Meerlust Rubicon 2006

Meerlust is one of the most historic wine estates in the Cape. The estate was founded in 1693, which makes it over 300 years old. The modern era of wine making at the estate began in the early 1980’s with the first vintage of Meerlust Rubicon being produced in 1984.
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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

26 Aug 2010

Shannon Sauvignon Blanc 2009

This wine came as a big surprise to us. Could this be the best Sauvignon Blanc from the Southern Hemisphere…?
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Posted by John   00:00:00

24 Aug 2010

Off the beaten track in Argentina

The Patagonia region of Argentina is a windswept and desolate landmass that has been involved in growing wine grapes for over one hundred years. .... Continue reading Off the beaten track in Argentina

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

23 Aug 2010

Aussie Wines part 2

Australian wines are not selling well in the USA. In part 1 we discussed how the corporate producers and the influx of critter labels have contributed to the trend. There is no shortage of real prople making real quality wine from diverse regions... .... Continue reading Aussie Wines part 2

Posted by John   14:43:00

15 Aug 2010

The road less travelled

A long journey by car, a kid that needs the rest room, and a glass of minerally chardonnay...

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Posted by John   00:00:00

01 Aug 2010

The show must go on

The end of an era? Long time South African wine pioneer passes away but it is business as usual at his properties. .... Continue reading The show must go on

Posted by Oliver   10:02:00

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