Vertical Tasting of Whalehaven Cabernet Franc #hermanus

Cabernet Franc – a black grape variety mostly planted to be blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to make the classic Bordeaux blend.  In Hermanus Whalehaven uses Cabernet Franc to produce a single varietal wine.  And they do it well. So well that the 2010 vintage won winemaker Reino Thiart a place in the inaugural Top Six… Read More Vertical Tasting of Whalehaven Cabernet Franc #hermanus

Five Hermanus Wine Route Rosé wines to try this holiday

If a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine then a holiday without Rosé is like a year without a celebration. Rosé adds colour, atmosphere and cheerfulness to any get-together – an absolute requirement for the festive season. The fresh, light salmon tinge and juicy mouthfeel of Hermanuspietersfontein’s Bloos makes it acceptable to drink at… Read More Five Hermanus Wine Route Rosé wines to try this holiday