The Affair 🍷

Seduction, The Affair and then Noir. In close succession as can be expected. That’s also how Hemel-en-Aarde’s La Vierge Pinot Noirs are served. With winery visits allowed under relaxed regulations it feels as if every week should have a day dedicated to wine and a trip to La Vierge did the trick.

Synchronicity

Synchronicity is defined as those meaningful coincidences that occur so casually yet evoke a sense of masterminded connectivity. Such an appropriate title for an exhibition of ellevated art that connects wine, creativity and nature. Carole Carr is the Hermanus artist exhibiting her works of art suspended in the tasting room at La Vierge, Hemel-en-Aarde under… Read More Synchronicity

CapeWine 2018 – International Wine Showcase

During September the South African wine industry took their wine and terroir talk to the Cape Town International Convention Centre with the purpose of signing new deals and cultivating established relations.  For three days international trade and media had the opportunity to taste the best of what our winelands has to offer under the year… Read More CapeWine 2018 – International Wine Showcase

Weekend Wines

The first weekend of 2018 was celebrated with great friends and equally great drinks. Friday night was get-together-night and I shared a meal with no fewer than 3 South Africa winemakers.  Needless to say there were many liquid options. I remember the following wines that I drank with braaied chicken and summer salad: Ataraxia Sauvignon… Read More Weekend Wines