Bold and Beautiful Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal

What a luxury to sip on older Hemel-en-Aarde vintages while the rain poured down.  It’s Tuesday, we’re sitting at Open Wine in Cape Town, and the drink is Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal.  Vintages ranged from 2011 down to 2002 and winemaker, Chris Albrecht, explained the Hannibal’s uniqueness.  Not a Bordeaux, neither a rhone.  Yet, since its… Read More Bold and Beautiful Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal

Winning Ways with Winery Websites

Websites are the head quarters of the sales team.  It is here where everything comes together. Some site have things coming together better than others. Here are some tips for winery websites: Make it easy to navigate.  Uncluttered, fresh and easy to read fonts.  Basic stuff.  Be careful of fancy italics. Please don’t bombard me with subscriptions as I search… Read More Winning Ways with Winery Websites

Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes

How to capture the essence of Hermanus with ten themes only? Difficult but a great way to share the Hermanus story in September – Tourism Month. Hermanuspietersfontein is an obvious choice as it was the original name of Hermanus.  This was before the local postmaster decided to shorten Hermanuspietersfontein to Hermanus to fit better on the postage stamp.  The… Read More Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes