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Hermanuspietersfontein's preparing for a Berry Merry Christmas

Spring is here and Christmas is around the corner.  Unbelievable but true.  With many good wines around Hermanus it is easy to have a party.  But end of year parties are extra special and I need something extra special to celebrate that I’ve made it to the end of this not-so-easy 2016. 255 more words


The Controversy Over Minerality

One of the most interesting debates in the wine world today is the debate over minerality. Does it exist? What is it? and Where does it come from? 675 more words

Wine Culture

Weekly Wine – Santa Blanc

Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc
12% ABV
$8.95 (LCBO)

This pale wine packs a bit of a bite.
You with think that because of the colour this will be some lame mild wine that has subtle flavours. 133 more words


Qupé Syrah

Qupé Syrah



Qupe (kyoo-pay’) – A Native American Chumash word for California Poppy. “A traditional approach to modern winemaking.”

Santa Barbara is the coolest climate in California, often too cool for most red varietals to ripen properly.

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Gluten free 🍷 Wine Tasting

Gluten free 🍷 Wine Tasting

A couple weeks ago I attended a Gluten free Wine Tasting

and I was in charge of pairing the Food to the Wines. 222 more words

Gluten Free

Van Loveren Wines: New Love

So I have been falling in love with wine all over and over now that I have started expanding my pallet not only to include red wines. 244 more words