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Collaboration Cinsaut 2011

This wine (approximate retail price R105) is a collaborative effort between and winemaker Louis Nel of Louis Wines and chefs Craig Cormack and Bertus Basson, and winemaker Louis Nel. Look out for the hidden suitcase on the label –  think Afrikaans and you’ll aprreciate the homage to the wine that has most famously featured Cinsaut […]

November 22, 2013
by Christian
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Betsie Says Cheers Chenin Blanc 2012

The challenge to rehabilitate Chenin Blanc remains on-going but what if we positioned it as the ultimate wors-rol wine? Betsie Says Cheers Chenin Blanc 2012 (R98 a bottle from Manuka in Somerset West) is a collaboration between chef Bertus Basson and Craig Cormack and winemaker Louis Nel. The Betsie as featured on the label is […]

March 19, 2013
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Morgenster Italian Collection Caruso Rosé 2010

On Friday, lunch at Sofia’s at Morgenster on wine and olive estate Morgenster in Somerset West, the new restaurant named after famous Italian actress Sophia Loren, here her name spelt the Italian way. In the kitchen is Craig Cormack, until now business partner in a catering company with Bertus Basson, the chef at Overture restaurant […]

November 1, 2010
by Christian
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