What I Drank Last Night
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Collaboration Cinsaut 2011

Easy come, easy go.

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Morgenster Italian Collection Caruso Rosé 2010

The reason Sofia's is called Sofia's.

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 … [Read more...]