I can remember tasting 2005 Ch.Leoville-Poyferre in the ‘En Primeur’ tasting (2006 in Bdx) and thinking what an amazing, powerhouse of an elegant wine it was.
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Much to my shock, I read this week that one of the great Buenos Aires classics that opened back in the early 1940’s, has just closed it’s doors forever.
Okay, it’s only a metaphor, but when needed, fits the bill completely, upon this land of Mendocian Malbec and Bonarda. So we have had a first,… read more
Having just returned to the office, after a few days (sorry weeks), away on Wine Tastings, Wine Meetings and Wine Dinners, including a fascinating Indian Cuisine Masterclass
Orson Welles 1978 Paul Masson wine commercial
Swartland wine producers appear to have lost their legal battle to stop sandmining in Paardeberg, a move which Eben Sadie says threatens to undermine 20 years’… read more
…If you don’t think that the wine glass is important, why not drink from the bottle? (well, sometimes I do when I cannot get my hands on… read more
Now we are back to more or less some sort of ‘end of January’ sense, even though it does seem that the world outside of this… read more
Over the last ten or so years, I keep hearing the term (within the wine world) Organic and Biodynamic being thrown around, almost, in the same… read more
When a doctor, a carpenter, a lawyer and a dentist show up for the first tasting of the year (2017) you know that tastes, however eclectic… read more