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What about that Turkey?

Oh the Holidays are here. To most people this means a time of culinary delights, festive parties, and family. Yea that all sounds fantastic. To me and people in all retail or service it is a time of crowded stores, long hours, little sleep and in general high blood pressure. 575 more words


An Iconic California Getaway Region - Shasta Lake

It seems every born-and-raised Californian that we have encountered over the years has waxed nostalgic with memories of the same few iconic destinations they visited in their childhoods. 737 more words


Learning about Wines with the Cape Wine Lovers is Super Cool

Thursday 18 May 2017

The regular wine tasting evenings are a highlight of my month. Today was no exception. I had chosen the wines of Elgin and Hermanus for a mix of reasons: I was unfamiliar with wines of the area; the wines are high quality; and Walker Bay had been suggested to me for a future tasting evening. 645 more words


Macarons and Gewurztraminer

Because I like Macarons,

This even well before the movie “Marie Antoinette” put them back into fashion !

Almonds are something quite important where I come from, so I have always liked the taste. 327 more words


Did Napa Need Another Tasting Room?

The answer is yes.  Napa does in fact need another tasting room.  This might be a surprising conclusion in a Valley with nearly 500 wineries and a downtown that already has many wine bars and tasting rooms.   725 more words

Domaine Zind Humbrecht Masterclass

Jolene Hunter, the South African born winemaker at renowned Alsace producer Domaine Zind Humbrecht, was in town recently to present a selection of their wines in a terroir masterclass. 952 more words

Wine Tasting (General)

Proudly Keeping it in the Family at Paul Cluver - or Not?

Sunday 5 March 2017

Experience: 3.5/5
Wines: 3.5/5

I must have passed Paul Cluver wines on countless times heading East on the N2 out of Cape Town. 1,057 more words