Entries from March 2010

Taste of Cape Town 2010

Date March 31, 2010

I was lucky enough to be invited to Taste of Cape Town 2010 and popped in there for a whirlwind tour as I had a wedding to get to in the early afternoon.
Here is my experience in pictures - with notes:

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Not a tequila tasting for the faint hearted - I must have had about the [...]

Awesome WOSA wine advert for the World Cup!

Date March 29, 2010

Very cool advert from WOSA - this is how you showcase everything the Cape has to offer AND the amazing wine it produces - with a touch of football!

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Wine Facts Wednesday : Issue No. 2

Date March 17, 2010

Issue No. 2
The longest recorded champagne cork flight is 177 feet and 9 inches!
Achieved by Heinrich Medicus in 1988 at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.
I’m going to have a shot at the record off my balcony tonight!

Gordon’s Wine Bar in London

Date March 15, 2010

Last week I urged my good friend The Wine Thief to visit Gordon’s Wine Bar while he was in London.
Gordon’s Wine Bar - the oldest wine bar in London Established 1890
I checked up on him late last week to find out if he had made it there - to which he said no.
I gave him [...]

Warren Buffet bets on Wine

Date March 11, 2010

Warren Buffet is a hero of mine.
If you haven’t read the following book- Snowball: The Business of Life - you should.
The title of this post is somewhat misleading too - because Buffet doesn’t really take ‘bets’ - when he backs something he has generally analysed it to death and knows it will pay off.
Interesting then [...]