Entries from August 2009

Platters Five Star Wines 2010

Date August 26, 2009

Well, here they are - the Platters Five Star Wines 2010  - all 41 of them ( a record by the way)!
I can’t comment too much because I have admittedly only tried about 5 of these wines. What I can say is that its encouraging to see so many small  and relatively ‘unknown’ producers on the list, the inclusion of [...]

Wine producers splash out on wine competitions

Date August 6, 2009

South African wine producers spend more than R4.2m every year on local wine-tasting competitions in the hope of being able to attach winners’ labels to their bottles so as to set them apart from the rest of the industry.
This was the finding of Kim Maxwell, who performed an in-depth investigation for the wine industry’s monthly [...]

Wine Wipes : for people with red teeth!

Date August 4, 2009

I occasionally suffer from red teeth when I drink red wine - I have no idea why it happens to some people and not to others.
I remember asking the question a while ago and got some sarky replies here.
Well it seems there is a solution - albeit a rather metro one.
Wine Wipes
“Whether you call it [...]