When you are invited to join a Shiraz tasting group on a Monday afternoon you just don’t say no. Knowing that 18 examples of Shiraz are waiting for evaluation is about the best Monday brief that I could receive. With anticipation goes a little preparation. I ran my memory through my internal Shiraz files while… Read More Cheers to Shirazy winter days!
Hemel-en-Aarde is mainly known for Pinot Noir. The Cape winter demands something bigger, something bolder. Step in Rhone blends. A combination of the Rhone varietals: Syrah/Shiraz for colour and darker fruit flavours, Grenache for aging ability, Mourvedre for structure, Viognier for aroma and Cinsault for softness. Voila! You have red perfection ready for slow sipping. The dramatics… Read More Hemel-en-Aarde Rhone Blends #TourismForAll