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

Feiteiras Verdelho 2010

Good with seafood.

Verdelho is most closely associated with the Portuguese island of Madeira where the vineyards produce small, hard grapes and musts high in acidity. Rare in the Cape, the 2009 from Bot River producer Feiteiras in Elgin famously won the trophy for … [Read more...]

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2012

Hard to come by.

I’m not sure where you’re going to get Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2012 because it’s sold out from the winery and we made short work of the last two bottles available at Chapmans Peak Hotel over lunch yesterday, but it’s delicious. Pear and white peach, … [Read more...]

Coriole Lalla Rookh Fiano 2011


I was operating in pretty much uncharted territory earlier today when colleague Angela Lloyd opened a range of Australian alternative variety wines, grapes featured being Aglianico, Alicanté Bouschet, Blaufrankisch, Fiano, Lagrein, Mataro, Negro … [Read more...]