What I Drank Last Night
Good Booze. Good Food. Good Company.

Hannay Sauvignon Blanc 2012


Yesterday a tasting of 18 examples of Sauvignon Blanc from the ward of Elgin. “I want people to realise that cool climate doesn’t equal “green”. It equals extra hang-time and riper flavours,” says James Downes, co-owner and viticulturist at Shannon … [Read more...]

Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report 2012: Top 10 Wines


The second annual Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report presented in conjunction with Sanlam Private Investments is now out. This involved putting together a line-up of 60 high-profile wines, either currently available or soon to be released,  and then … [Read more...]

Lace by Almenkerk 2010


Lace is historically associated with Bruges in Belgium, close to where owner/winemaker Joris van Almenkerk of the Elgin property that bears his surname hails from and hence the name of his new red blend .  There are many connotations to do with … [Read more...]