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Victor Kiam Moment

Chateau Fesles

It all started in business class in Qatar Airways when I was hit by my Victor Kiam moment. I had a glass of Chateau Fesles Bonnezeaux 2010 in my hand and thought about Victor’s immortal words, “I liked it so much, that I bought the company.” Sadly, I am not Victor Kiam and cannot afford to buy Chateau Fesles. 264 more words


Heath Bar Inspired and a Blanquette de Limoux

Took a week off, and a little rusty getting back into baking this week. You’d think that the beautiful sunshine would encourage me to spring out of bed in the morning and carpe diem, but that has not been the case. 502 more words


#NWTW Week 15: Chenin Blanc from South Africa

With Ant off sunning himself in Devon you’ve got me for a couple of weeks now.  Last week’s Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon is topping the charts so far this year, with a whopping 8.8/10 average… 126 more words


How I discovered I love wine ?

That’s a great question. The first time I sampled some wine was when I was very young with my mother, she gave me about a shot glass just so I could see what it tastes like. 578 more words


Welcome ! Please stay, read a while, pour a glass of your finest Chenin Blanc and enjoy.

My name is Julia, and despite my name I am not Italian by blood. 91 more words

Everything You Wanted to Know About South African Whites

Wines of South Africa (WOSA), a not-for-profit company promoting the export of South African wines, has put together a comprehensive list of South African white varietals. 892 more words

Afro Cafe

Jauma ‘Pet Nat’ Chenin Blanc 2013

The method: Pétillant Naturels are made by bottling a wine that hasn’t finished fermentation and allowing it to finish its fermentation in bottle, which creates a sparkling wine from the Carbon Dioxide remaining in solution. 156 more words