Entries from February 2010

Does anyone have a problem with Wine Times?

Date February 26, 2010

Now hang on one second.
Wine Times - South Africa’s first wine news aggregator - came onto my radar a while back and I’ve been watching it’s progress for a while now - with a hint of disdain I must admit.
The only reason I came across it was because one of my posts appeared on their [...]

Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz 2009

Date February 25, 2010

It is amazing what clever packaging can do for a wine (a pity then that most South African wine labels are so boring).
Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz 2009 by Cape Classics has hit all the right notes in this department and is flying off the shelves both here in South Africa and most importantly in America.
It [...]

Peninsula School Feeding Association

Date February 23, 2010

As a wine lover I know I spend a great deal of money on wine -and as my interest in wine grows so do my spending habits.
We don’t need to drink wine, it is a luxury that you and I have a passion for - although I might argue that it’s one of life’s necessities!
Anyway [...]

I need a wine decanter

Date February 17, 2010

I need a wine decanter - the plastic jug at home is tainted with traces of JIK and Handy Andy so I’m in the market for one.
So what should I go for -  I’m looking for some advice because there some weird and wonderful designs out there, all at varying price points.
Is it even necessary [...]

Some wine recommendations from Twitter!

Date February 12, 2010

I asked all the wine folk that I follow (and that follow me - stalkers) on Twitter what wines they recommend I try - here is how the conversation unfolded:
The Cru
To all the wine folk - can you recommend one bottle of wine I should try at the moment?
@thecru try something you haven’t tried yet [...]