29 Mar 2014

Delicious white blend from Boschendal winery

Boschendal is one of the more historical wineries in the Cape, dating back to 1685 when it was first granted to Huguenot Jean de Long who set about establishing one of the first farms in the valley .... Continue reading Delicious white blend from Boschendal winery

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25 Mar 2014

The first North American making wine in Mendoza…it was worth the effort

Patrick Campbell has a varied and interesting background, with no formal training in wine production, which make him ideally suited to be a wine maker. Over the years Patrick has made a lot of waves in Californian wine country and later also in Mendoza.

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24 Mar 2014

A delicious new world style Pinot from a cooler corner of South Africa

South Africa has a few cooler climate spots with producers that specialize in Burgundian grapes.

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19 Mar 2014

A revisit on this top Otago Pinot with a few extra vintages under its belt

The Otago region of New Zealand has gone from about zero to full speed in what seems like 15 years and is now recognized the world over as being a quality wine producing region. .... Continue reading A revisit on this top Otago Pinot with a few extra vintages under its belt

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17 Mar 2014

Cabernet Franc from this top Chilean producer

Cabernet Franc is one of the Bordeaux grapes, but is most often seen as part of a blend. As a stand alone varietal it has some beautiful tea leaf, chocolate and violet characters.
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06 Mar 2014

Bordeaux style blend from top Cape producer with a Swiss connection

Glen Carlou has been known for producing top Cape wines for two and a half decades. As a business, we have been carrying their Grand Classique for every vintage since 1997 except for 2007, and teh price has stayed the same all that time. .... Continue reading Bordeaux style blend from top Cape producer with a Swiss connection

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05 Mar 2014

Delicious Malbec Syrah blend from Ernesto Catena

Some wines seem to check all the boxes, they are well made, delicious to drink, come from a prime growing region and are made by a well known winemaking family. .... Continue reading Delicious Malbec Syrah blend from Ernesto Catena

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01 Mar 2014

Cabernet from Jonkershoek Valley in Stellenbosch

The Jonkershoek Valley is very small and only has about 5 wineries. we are fortunate enough to be able to sell this excellent esample of how good a Cabernet can be. .... Continue reading Cabernet from Jonkershoek Valley in Stellenbosch

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