Entries Categorized as 'The Wine Oracle'

Helderberg vineyards on fire!

Date February 23, 2009

Well it seems like the whole world is on fire at the moment - this from News24 :
Somerset West - Emergency services are battling to get the fires raging in four areas in the Helderberg region under control, fire services said on Monday.
Four wine farms in the area - Erinvale, Lourensford, Vergelegen and Knorhoek - [...]

Happy Easter Everyone!

Date March 23, 2008

Happy Easter to everyone!
I hope you are all stuffing your faces with decadent chocolate and washing it down with fabulous wine!
It’s a sunny day here in Cape Town and perfect for a couple of glasses of champers - so I think that’s what I’m going to start with!
I’d also like you to raise a glass [...]

Letters from the Wine Oracle

Date February 7, 2008

Dear Crumeister
Sorry for the delay. I have another job that pays the rent!

Letters from the Wine Oracle

Date December 14, 2007

Dear Cru Master
Domaine Richaud – Cotes du Rhone ‘Terres d’ Aigues’ (2005)
If you’re in the mood for wonderful floral aromas followed by mind altering weirdness on the palate – try this.

Letters from the Wine Oracle

Date November 5, 2007

Dear Cru Master
What a difference a year makes – Paul Jaboulet Parallele 45 : 2005 versus 2006