A Stop at Kanonkop

Another quick stop along the Simonsberg streets at the renowned Kanonkop led me to a beautiful new tasting room, a wall of vintages with hand-written notes about each and an eclectic art gallery.

 

Remembering Remhoogte

Another day, another exploration into the winelands - on this occasion, a visit to the Simonsberg with a stop off at Remhoogte for a rather disappointing tasing experience in such a beautiful setting.

 

Guest at Guardian Peak

After a marvellous morning of getting us spectacularly lost amongst the hills of Stellenbosch as only I seem able to do, we made our way up the correct hill to Uva Mira, and down again to Guardian Pea

 

Luxury White Wine – A Test of the Taste Buds

Being a fan of The White Wine as a general rule, the opportunity to participate in a white wine "taste off" at the highly esteemed Wine Cellar was very much right up my alley! Listed in order of tasti

 

The Wonder of Waterkloof

As a fledgling wineling, there are a number of farms that One hears wonderful things of. Farms that just must be visited. Waterkloof ranks amongst those. WHITE: Waterkloof Sauvignon Blanc (2014):

 

Amazing Avondale

Avondale is a farm known for it's strong biodynamic princples & practices - while many believe it's all a bit airy-fairy, I believe it makes some damn good wine! MCC: Armilla 2009: 100% Chardo

 

A Sip of South Hill

To be honest, South Hill was not a farm I was familiar with prior to my first visit to the tasting room which leads into a beautiful combination of art gallery & restaurant. I was, however, t

 

Older Oddities

When one begins to learn of The Good Wine, one learns quickly that age is a rather sought-after characteristic in wines as a general rule. Herewith, my experience of some of the oddities of The Older

 

Grappling with Grappa

Tanagra GrappaNow, while I am a firm fan of most beverages created from that wonderful fruit that is the Grape, I shall admit I found Grappa a mild bit more difficult to embrace. Fortunately, this was

 

A Bit of Babylonstoren

There is no better end to a leisurely stroll through a beautiful garden than a glass of wine, I must say.WHITE:Babylonstoren Chenin Blanc (2013): Salty guava, orange rind, acidic end, very light, like

 
 
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