Entries from January 2007

Letters from Mamboman.

Date January 30, 2007

Dear Cru Master
Last night myself and Mandy tired the following wine:
The Ring Bolt Cab Sav 2004 : “A wine named after the shipwrecked AUS Ringbolt which lies beneath Ringbolt Bay near the southern end of the Margaret River region, S.E Australia. A parching winter followed by cool ripening conditions led to pronounced herbaceous flavours in [...]

A Wine Lovers Dream !

Date January 29, 2007

I came across the link to this article on Dr. Vino’s ever impressive and up to date wine blog!
If you love wine then you will definitely appreciate the pictures in this article:
Super Wine Cellars
Right, now all I have to do is win the national lottery - or even better yet the UK Lottery!
Cru Master

A Napoli looter and his conscience!!

Date January 29, 2007

Cyanide & Happiness @ Explosm.net

Eish! is all I can say.

Date January 25, 2007

The MSC Napoli has run aground off the South West coast of England, near Devon.
A brief summary of the results of this little mishap are as follows:
A financial loss of R500 -million for South Africa
Volkswagen South Africa cuts back on production after losing a consignment of motor parts
BMW South Africa confirms that the cargo included [...]

South African Chenin Blanc - "Without Parallel"

Date January 23, 2007

The results of the 2007 FNB Private Clients WINE magazine Chenin Blanc Challenge here in South Africa have just recently been publicized - and the results bring more than just a smile to any proud South African wine lover.
The magazines ultimate accolade was awarded to two 5 -Star masterpiece wines, namely the KWV Val du [...]