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Mullineux Swartland Straw Wine 2013

Mullineux, Straw Wine, WO Swartland, South Africa, 2013

Grapes (varietal chenin blanc) harvested at normal ripeness level, then raisined in the open air on racks for 3 weeks, concentrating sugars, acids and flavours.   287 more words

Dessert Worlwide

Random Samples--Foreign Labels Edition 2/4/16

It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme:  870 more words


Blouberg, White Wine, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 11.5% abv, C$8++

My good friend asked me to try the Blouberg and let her know what I think about this, her favourite South African product. As I started to look into the winery where this is produced, I realized just how enormous an enterprise it actually is. 224 more words


2014 Protea Chenin Blanc

Have you ever tried to find a wine that knocked your socks off? I have been in search for a Chenin Blanc that I could really say “wow, this wine is great!” 116 more words

Wine Tasting Descriptors

Wine Tasting at Gravity

Gravity Bar & Grill is a delightful restaurant in downtown Milford, Michigan. I have written about Milford in past articles, as I really enjoy the quaintness of the community and I really enjoy the downtown area. 524 more words


Drinking & Thinking

So far in my life I’ve really not met a bubbly that I wouldn’t purchase again. That is until I ran into Chateau Moncontour’s Chenin Blanc Sparkler… 276 more words

Drinking & Thinking

In the harvest time...

It feels like this heatwave has been ongoing for ever. Forever I tell you. When it is still 30’C at 10pm it is hard to imagine it will ever cool down again, ever! 187 more words