[WINE REVIEW] Allee Bleue Blend – 2011 Red wine

May 25, 2018 Wine Style 0

Varietals: Blend, red Varietals List: Blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinotage, Price: R46.00 Average Score: 6/10 Cork/Screw: Screw Organic: No Editors Notes A refreshing summer’s day drinking red. Good for those afternoon Braai’s and surprisingly good with pickled fish. Comment: A lot […]

[WINE REVIEW] Adoro Mourvedre- 2009 Red wine

May 25, 2018 Wine Style 0

Adoro – 2009 Varietals: Mourvedre Varietals List: Mourvedre, Sweet, Price: R109.00 Average Score: 7/10 Cork/Screw: Cork Organic: No Editors Notes This wine was made specially to go with heavy cheese like Gorgonzola. It’s sweet, but not too sweet and seriously enhances […]

South African Vintage Guide

May 25, 2018 Wine Style 0

While South African wine makers do not have to contend with the large seasonal differences facing their European counterparts, the weather nevertheless does affect a harvest and vintage. Too much rain and the wines are […]

Wine Regions in South Africa

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It’s important to know the different wine-growing regions of South Africa as a wine’s origin can greatly affect its taste. Climatic differences are referred to as terroir (a French word pronounced /te rwaár/), which is […]

Red Wine Varietals

May 25, 2018 Wine Style 0

In red wines, we refer to something called tannins, which is the same texture found in tea. When the tannins are strong, you get that rasping feeling at the top of your mouth that makes […]

White Wine Varietals

May 25, 2018 Wine Style 0

Even though most people these days seem to drink Sauvignon Blanc like it’s water, there are actually other varietals out there. Below is a list of some of the main white varietals in South Africa. […]

Serving Wine Like a Pro

May 25, 2018 Wine Style 0

The way we serve our wine is directly proportionate to how much we enjoy it. Serving wine at the right temperature is not just for wine geeks, it really tastes better if you do it […]

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