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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What is my day job?

If you read the first few sentences on my home page you will know that I work in the wine industry. I have never been too clear about what it is (exactly) what I do, for good reason. This space and site are so far removed from my day job that it feels a little weird […]

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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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Updates and things

My lack of posts these past few weeks have been due to the craziest year (well actually the whole year) ever. I have never blogged on a schedule per se (God knows I have tried) but what I have been doing has always seemed to work for me so why bother right? Here are a […]

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Wine.

  Eight years. That’s how long I have been working with wine. In these eight years I have tasted through my education and I can confidently say I have identified what I enjoy and what I don’t. But all old dogs can learn new tricks and I continue my education as often as I can. […]

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Lets write something.

I roped in 3 writers to join me in reviving poetry. I read poetry. Mostly after a glass of wine. After 3 more I try my hand at it but I have never published any of it. It has always just sat in my drafts. But I figure If we do it together it wont […]

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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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