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Stop Hating On South Africa

South African Wines have limited presence in most wine retail stores or on Restaurant Wine Lists. Someone must have had that one bad Pinotage that smelled like the inside of a Band Aid and spread the word on Social Media that ALL Wines from South Africa Suck? 716 more words

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My Latest in MWBI: SOMMS & Rock Stars

Swedish sommeliers, top left Clockwise: Helena Wolff of Gothia Towers, Cathrine Suzeau of Koka, Rubén Sanz Marino of PM Vanner, 2016 Lily Bollinger Award winner Emma Ziemann, Thörnströms kök, 2017 Lily Bollinger Award WinnerTina Johansson, Robert Andersson of Pompette, interior of Koka, Jonas Sandberg of Folii. 74 more words

Wine Tasting

Rich Or Poor, Buy Wines With "QPR"

I have had at one time of my life, a healthy bank account and considered myself wealthy. I am just a middle class guy now in 2018. 360 more words

ABC Fine Wines And Spirits

Masters and Merlot

Oh hey now I’m a certified somm! I went and took the Court of Master Sommeliers’ certified test this last Wednesday. I only told my friend who was helping me practice I was doing the test, as I wasn’t sure I’d pass. 383 more words


Art & The Vine: Paint and Sip

Paint & Sip Event February 2018

Some of you who follow this blog may recall that I assist Farmguy with creating and planning client events for his business.   634 more words


Icardi Baleria Cortese

About the grape:

In the region where strong, bold, mature reds which mesmerise your palate have a predominance, Cortese is an easier white varietal from the southern regions of Piedmont in Italy. 612 more words


Grover Art Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2016

One of my favourite Indian whites, and my favourite Indian winery till now by far, the Grover Zampa Art Collection Sauvignon Blanc, signifies good times, peace, and delectability. 164 more words