The best South African red wines are an intriguing blend of New and Old World ? bright, vibrant New World fruit, but with Old World complexity. These are the highest-rated bottles by IWSC judges
There was a conversation over the weekend with a group of wine enthusiasts visiting us for a tasting about wine competitions. It centered around how does one find the light through the sea of competitions and awards out there. Some rather sage advice from a Cape Wine Master who was also at the tasting was to find a like minded commentator or judge and follow their commentary. As this might help in your wine decision making process.
Our fireplace is lit, the temperature has dropped and the rain has fallen – Winter has come, and so also our new seasonal menu.
Harvest at Glen Carlou is very hands-on. Many of our 35 vineyard and cellar team members have been with us for an extraordinary number of years. They understand the lay of the land and the development of the vines throughout the seasons. They know how to work their way through a vineyard when the grapes are at optimal ripeness.