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Sauntering Sauvignon

Where to start…. nine bottles of Sauvignon Blanc, one Sauvignon Vert, one Cabernet Sauvignon, an Eiswein and a bottle of Port opened and for the most part polished.
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Tuesday Trickle

I was feeling a little parched last night, and seeing how it was Tuesday, it could easily have degenerated into gin and tonics like last week. Luckily, my
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Strange Analogy

There are instances in this world where everything just falls perfectly into place. Funnily, barber visits have increasingly been giving me this sort of sensation. It starts with
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Painted Wolf

I am a big fan of The Painted Wolf Roussanne. In fact, if you see it, don’t ask, just buy it. So while standing on one of the
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WOW Tasting

This Thursday that past, Wines of the World (soon to be WOW) hosted a rather entertaining tasting at Salt Bar & Grill, Junction, of San Pedro’s 1865 range. Nicolás
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Tasting = Rating

I’ve been incredibly fortunate to have tasted at the feet of some of the great tasters of South Africa. Being blessed even further, I’ve had a couple of
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And next a Carmenère

I have recently been getting more and more chances to taste relatively unknown and obscure grape varieties as you can read here and here. I think it is unbelievably
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Go to Zealand

Twice now I’ve tried this wine, and twice I’ve been impressed. The first was a tasting at The Wine Shop where it wasn’t one of the wines we
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