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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


Wines That Don’t Cost The Earth

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Experience: 3.5/5
Wines: 4/5

I was in two minds as to whether to visit a third estate for wine-tasting. 1,288 more words


Colourful Colmar

Now in Basel for the weekend, long-arranged as Ross was in the US last week.  I thought it would be fun to join him here, as our mountain apartment is being lent out. 376 more words


Old-fashioned new wine co-op in Napa

Today we made our third visit to Holman Cellars, a winery in Napa where some really interesting wines are being made.  What keeps drawing us back is the unique setup at Holman Cellars, where there are multiple winemakers and wine labels working out of the same space, sharing the same crush pad, and learning from each other’s successes (and occasional mistakes).   1,199 more words