Pioneering Pinot – Hamilton Russell Vineyards

Today Hemel-en-Aarde is well-known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.  But it is the area’s Pinot Noir that stands out when it comes to awards and recognition.  What other South African winegrowing region can lay claim to dominating a category such as Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir?  Considering Platter listings and trade reviews confirm that the vineyards bordering… Read More Pioneering Pinot – Hamilton Russell Vineyards

A dream comes true…Burgundy here I come!

It is finally happening.  I am off to Burgundy and there is very little stopping me now.  Living in Hermanus we have our own “Burgundy”.  Not only is one of my favourite restaurants called “Burgundy” but the Hemel-en-Aarde is also known for their quality Burgundian style wines – South Africa’s Pinot noir and Chardonnay haven.  Thanks… Read More A dream comes true…Burgundy here I come!