My idea of a great time is sipping slowly on a Riedel montrachet glass filled with chilled velvety pale gold Chardonnay. A full mouthfeel that whispers sweet little nothings to my palate long after the liquid has disappeared. This is exactly what I did at the Hemel-en-Aarde Classic Chardonnay Celebration. After three Pinot Noir Celebrations today was the first Chardonnay version. Pinot… Read More Classic Chardonnay Celebration – An early Christmas?
Sun is out, vineyard buds are breaking and the living is easier. Not quite tucking the reds in for a summer snooze but definitely hauling the whites out for a chill. Almost weekend and the weather prediction is… Fine Wine. I look forward to trying the following five wines this weekend: Going to Gansbaai for… Read More Spring Wine Time
Abalone is a sought after delicacy that is linked to poaching, black-market trading and drugs. The negative association does not make it less desirable. Perlemoen, as South Africans know this sea snail, is becoming more popular as its supply diminishes. It favours the cold water between Hangklip and Agulhas and thrives in the dynamic ecosystems of kelp… Read More Alluring Abalone