The Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award is very much part of the annual Hermanus FynArts Festival. Artists are invited to sumit round work of art – tondo or tondi – that can be fitted the barrel heads for display at Bouchard Finlayson’s cellar. The maximum diameter of the tondi is 60cm which includes a mount… Read More The Shape of Art
Nothing like the excitement of a new vintage luring. I made a collection of some of my favourite Hermanus harvest pics as seen on Instagram. The harvest is not over as some Hemel-en-Aarde wineries are still picking. I hear it’s going to be a great vintage.
Everyone loves a wine festival. It is a great opportunity to try new vintages and meet the producers. Here are a few tips for a better experience… Book a ride. Be responsible. Don’t drink and drive. Book early! Stemware matters. Good glassware is essential in order to enjoy the full aroma of the wine and… Read More Five Tips for a Better Wine Festival Experience
My favourite drink comes with interesting facts that I wish to dazzle you with… Champagne has 319 crus or villages Champagne is categorized in 3 tiers: top – Grand Cru, 2nd level – Premier Cru and the lowest – Cru/Village Only 17 of Champagne’s 319 villages enjoy Grand Cru status The older the champagne the… Read More Fine Bubbles