Entries from September 2009

Only in South African Supermarkets - classic!

Date September 30, 2009

Would be nice to see some “Wine and Meat” packs!

The Parlotones have a wine - Giant Mistake!

Date September 21, 2009

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of The Parlotones’ new wine - Giant Mistake.
Yes - you heard me right - The Parlotones have released a wine.
Check out the video at the official site for the wine.
It was a great event held at a lavish venue (Cape Grace) and in [...]

Keith Floyd Dies

Date September 15, 2009

“He was an individual, he was a maverick, he was mercurial, he was magical, he was special, he was rare.”
- Marco Pierre White

Keith Floyd has died of a heart attack at the age of 65.
For me - an inspiration and pioneer has passed away and it is sad indeed.
I fell in love with the idea [...]

Wine X 2009 : Report Card

Date September 10, 2009

Last nights Wine X 2009 at the Cape Town Convention Centre was a real blast - thoroughly entertaining and fun.
Some observations:
- there were notably less estates attending - which actually wasn’t a bad thing
- the show was a little more dynamic this year with more features and fun stands (under the influence E2)
- the quality [...]

WineX tonight!

Date September 9, 2009

I’m heading through to WineX in Cape Town this evening with a couple of friends.
The main objective for us will be to go and laugh at our good friend the Wine Thief at his Under the Influence stand (E2) - he’ll be the ugly guy in the pink suit.
As it is with most years, my [...]