Entries Categorized as 'The Cru'

The Cru in 2009

Date January 13, 2009

This is just quick note to let you know what I have in mind for The Cru in 2009.
I’d like to up the tempo a little and really take this simple little blog to the next level.
So here below are a couple of things I’m going to do in order to achieve this - the [...]

The Cru has a new logo!

Date September 18, 2008

As you can see - The Cru has a new logo and header.
The old one was great but I just felt like a fun change and something a little less formal.
This is by no means the finished product and I can already see it may need some tweaking - so let me know what you [...]

The Cru’s New Wine Ratings

Date August 11, 2008

I have long debated whether or not to include wine ratings here on The Cru - well the debate is over.
The reason I have been reluctant in the past is because I find it hard to apply an intrinsic value to something which in essence is an extrinsic experience. The thought process is much like [...]

The Cru - A Year Old

Date October 26, 2007

It came and went like a non-event without me even knowing!
On the 4th October 2007 - The Cru had it’s first birthday!
Let’s cast our minds back to the first post on The Cru for a moment.
I guess from now on we will all be able to talk in vintages when we speak of The Cru [...]

Botswana

Date September 7, 2007

I’m off to mingle with the hyena’s and lions of Botswana for two weeks.
I doubt I’ll be able to post anything for this period but rest assured I’m taking a good supply of wine with me - so there should be a great tale or two when I get back.
The Wine Oracle might do some [...]