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...]

Buckleberry Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Fit for a duchess.

The name “Buckleberry” is a corruption of Bucklebury, hometown of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, apparently chosen to reflect the “exuberance and outgoing nature” of the wine. Not being a royalist, this completely passed me by but I did like … [Read more...]