Entries from June 2010

KWV The Mentors Shiraz 2008

Date June 29, 2010

When I think about KWV - my immediate thought is “big co-op with no soul” producing mass market wines - harsh, but a reality in my mind and I suspect that of many others.
So when I was sent a bottle of KWV The Mentors Shiraz 2008 I was quite interested in the concept as a [...]

Wine Routing: Two Estates You Should Visit

Date June 23, 2010

Last Saturday I went wine routing with some good friends and ashamedly it’s been a while since I’ve done so.
Which is criminal if you think about it - I live on the doorstep of some of the most spectacular wine scenery in the world. I have an excuse though - for the last year I [...]

La Colombe

Date June 15, 2010

On Saturday myself and Lovely Lis went to La Colombe for the first (and certainly not the last) time.
I was really excited about eating at La Colombe - I love food and I’ve heard so much about the place - it is the 12th best restaurant in the world after all.
One can’t help feel a [...]