Chardonnay Day

Its 21 May. Its International Chardonnay Day. A day to celebrate. Especially during deprivation enforced lockdown but even more so when cool climate Hemel-en-Aarde is your playground. Currently a bit low on fermented grape juice, I have 2 bottles of golden great Chardonnay on ice. Ataraxia and Creation. Both had its content stored in French… Read More Chardonnay Day

Synchronicity

Synchronicity is defined as those meaningful coincidences that occur so casually yet evoke a sense of masterminded connectivity. Such an appropriate title for an exhibition of ellevated art that connects wine, creativity and nature. Carole Carr is the Hermanus artist exhibiting her works of art suspended in the tasting room at La Vierge, Hemel-en-Aarde under… Read More Synchronicity

Keiskamma Tapestry at Hermanus FynArts 2019

In the entrance to the South African Parliament in Cape Town a remarkable piece of artwork winds its way along the wall, 120-metres of tapestry.  This is the work of Keiskamma Tapestry.  A group of Eastern Cape women’s embroidery in the tradition of the famous Bayeux Tapestry. The technique was brought to Hermanus and currently the Living… Read More Keiskamma Tapestry at Hermanus FynArts 2019