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Some Well Kept Secrets

This is going to be a short review of the weekend wine reviews – more will follow later in the week. We try to keep them short and sweet in any case, but the main  reason is that there is one feed on… 106 more words


Tales From: Dry Creek Vineyard

Back in April, I spent two great days in the Dry Creek Valley, meeting several growers and wine makers, and visiting a handful of wineries. Up until this last stop, I had visited (with… 1,121 more words


"In the valley of the sleeping giant..."

What happens when you put five people who are passionate about wine around a table? The same as would happen if there were twenty: differing palates and opinions. 1,390 more words


The 3 Rs of Zinfandel

It was several years ago that a wine buyer for a market told me I could not go wrong with zinfandel if I stuck to the Three R’s: Ridge, Ravenswood and Rosenblum. 626 more words

"I'm. So. Fancy." Charles Bove Vouvray, 13 France

Doesn’t this bottle just look fancy?

Who doesn’t like to feel a little fancy? Especially when on a “weeknight” budget?

Let me begin by saying that this is one of those wines that I’m bordering on a little… 677 more words

Summer Whites

2012 Vincent Et Julien Raimbault Belair Vouvray

A crisp and inviting Vouvray featuring delicate flavours of peach, citrus, apple and spice. A light, complex and zesty little offering from the Loire Valley. Would pair perfectly with spicy pad Thai or vegetarian stirfrys. 21 more words


fresh from the farm

Always something new and exciting up his sleeve – Adi and Kyle are now working on a new little project to keep them busy during the winter months. 71 more words

Adi Badenhorst