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Raised by Wolves Semillon Gris 2015

Raised by Wolves is the name for two special project wines from Yardstick, the venture that sees winemaker Adam Mason collaborating with chef Peter Tempelhoff and investor Charles Banks. There’s a Muscat de Frontignan 2015 as well as a Semillon Gris 2015, production amounting to just 300 magnums each. Both wines are available from Chapmans […]

November 30, 2015
by Christian
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Yardstick Chardonnay 2013

Yardstick is the collaboration between Mulderbosch winemaker Adam Mason and chef Peter Tempelhoff, the series consisting of a Chardonnay and a Pinot Noir being finalists in the recent Wine Label Design Awards. Packaging is unfussy and contemporary and the same could be said of the wines. Tasting notes and scores as follows: Yardstick Chardonnay 2013 […]

March 24, 2015
by Christian Eedes
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Kloof Street Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2013

We stood in the reception area of new V&A Waterfront restaurant Mondiall hoping for a lunchtime table earlier today long enough for one of our party to inquire “Anybody home?” Whatever else the establishment purports to be, I’m sure they don’t seem themselves as “child-friendly” so credit for eventually accommodating three adults and our various […]

December 20, 2013
by Christian
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Sandrone Nebbiolo d’Alba Valmaggiore 2009

Last night a six-course dinner cooked by Peter Tempelhoff of the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel in Constantia to mark the start of the fourth annual Constantia Fresh festival. With each dish, a Constantia wine up against one or two international wines. And so, for instance, an intricate and beautifully plated yellowtail, octopus and oyster dish, three examples […]

March 2, 2013
by Christian
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Domaine du Pegau Cuvée Laurence Chateauneuf du Pape 1995

Last night dinner cooked by chef Peter Tempelhoff of The Greehouse restaurant at Constantia’s The Cellars-Hohenhort hotel as a part of the first ever Big Bottle Festival organised by Jörg Pfützner of Fine Wine Events. A celebration of large format bottles. Wine of the night was Weingut Müller Scharzhofberger Auslese Mosel 2007 out of magnum […]

August 27, 2011
by Christian
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