Defending Blends

Tim James, wine journalist and author of Wines of the New South Africa:  Tradition and Revolution, recently introduced his list of fine red blends to an audience of Hermanus FynArts attendees.  The tasting got going with observations about the many white and red blends available in South Africa and the great skills local winemakers apply to excel at producing good… Read More Defending Blends

Fabulous French Corner

Need a short stay to recharge and find new energy?  I did and Franschhoek topped my list because of their latest wine tourism product – the Wine Tram. We booked self-catering accommodation and lunch, packed a bag and started the Mini Cooper’s engine! Self catering accommodation was found online.  We stayed at the poorly signposted yet reasonably priced Franschhoek Country Cottages where… Read More Fabulous French Corner