Entries Categorized as 'Red Wine'

Cafe Culture

Date December 8, 2010

About two weeks ago I was given this well designed and clever little four pack of Cafe Culture.
I had to hide the pack in my cupboard because my fiance loves the stuff and I knew it wouldn’t last long. I managed to keep it out of her hands until we went to Kirstenbosch for the [...]

A Wedding Weekend and some interesting finds.

Date November 22, 2010

This last weekend saw some really good friends get married at Olivello Restaurant on Marianne Wine Estate.
It was a truly great wedding - great venue, great food, great wine and great people.
Congrats again to Megan and Jason (I’m learning that you always place the brides name first).
Along with all the celebrations came some cool discoveries:
Accommodation:
We [...]

Sizzling Shiraz

Date October 7, 2010

A little while back my whole family went to dinner at La Mouette in Sea Point. It was a memorable dinner for many reasons: the food, the ambiance, the wine, the company and a belated birthday celebration for my old man.
In celebration of the last point I got a couple bottles of my dad’s favourite [...]

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 [...]