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


Hillock Mile High Non-vintage

For the thrill of it.

Our daughter Zoë Mathilda Eedes was born on 11 June 2009 and the wine of her birth year I’m backing to serve at her 21st birthday is the Cape Vintage Reserve Port from Calitzdorp winery De Krans. But we all know the Klein Karoo produces good … [Read more...]

Axe Hill Machado 2010

Porty in more ways than one.

Table wines from Port varieties out of Portugal have gone big over the last 10 years or so – Dirk van der Niepoort and the rest of the so-called Douro Boys are worshipped by wine geeks for their efforts in this regard. South Africa makes some … [Read more...]

Stellenzicht Sémillon Reserve 2003

Stellenzicht Sémillon Reserve 2003

Yesterday was spent writing introductions for the 2011 edition of Platter’s including that for Calitzdorp winery Axe Hill now owned by Johannesburg businessman Mike Neebe but originally founded by the late Tony Mossop, Cape Wine Master and renowned … [Read more...]