Tag: wine

Cinsaut Evening with Clico Hotel

Wine Menu, one of Johannesburg’s leading boutique wine outlets has created a hunger for exploring different varieties following their successful wine tasting festivals this year which included a Chardonnay and Pinot Noir event held earlier this year and The Unusuals Festival which was held in August. For the month of November, Wine Menu’s Corlien Morris […]

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Bein Wine Cellar – #SecretStellies

If you take the M12 between Kuilsriver and Stellenbosch, turn off onto the Old Polkadraai road. The one that runs past the Polkadraai Strawberry farm. Drive around the damn and pass the entrance to Beau Joubert and La Provence. Follow the road and you will find yourself in front of a tiny cream-coloured building the […]

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Tasted Vilafonte.

Vilafonté   Twitter tasting  22 October ’14   Wines tasted: Series M & Series C Vilafonté is a joint venture between the US and SA headed up by Mike Ratcliffe from Warwick Estate.  The tiny estate takes its name from the soil type on the property. This was my 5th twitter tasting with the Incogvino […]

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Little bits of London

Hello honies. I haven’t published anything a while because typing and train hopping doesn’t work well together.  I have so many stories to share. From tales about the Zulu king to a surreal moment with boy named Luca from Italy, an attorney from Pretoria and lady named Charmain from Los Angeles.  Click the Instagram link […]

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Ode to Wine ~ Pablo Neruda

  Day-colored wine, night-colored wine, wine with purple feet or wine with topaz blood, wine, starry child of earth, wine, smooth as a golden sword, soft as lascivious velvet, wine, spiral-seashelled and full of wonder, amorous, marine; never has one goblet contained you, one song, one man, you are choral, gregarious, at the least, you […]

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I got lost in Germany…repeatedly

So I drew the lucky straw to attend Prowein this year. (HUGE wine-trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany held March of every year) WHOOOHOOOOOO another stamp in my passport and a tick on my map.   Look at my travel map here. Sadly the show fell exactly over Oscar’s 30th Birthday and I had to leave […]

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And so we swam…in wine.

As most of you might have noticed, life got pretty damn crazy the last few weeks. ( I am SO sorry for being MIA, no excuse. But in my defense, travel makes posting kinda hard.) We have been working on this seasons bloggers challenge since the last one in August and this past Saturday, 29 […]

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