Tag: Roland Peens
This year, Wine Cellar’s Roland Peens was once again invited to join a panel of judges to select wines for the annual Nederburg Auction. Working alongside international critics and columnists such as Jamie Goode, Roland tasted close to 150 wines blind. In the video below, he talks to Wine.co.za about his overall impressions. The 39th [...]
Roland gears up for the Swartland Revolution by racing Rhone winemaker Maxime Graillot of Domaine Alain Graillot and Domaine des Lises. Between laps, they give us their thoughts on Mount Abora Koggelbos Chenin 2011 and Antebellum Chenin Blanc 2011. To buy any Mount Abora wines, email Roland@winecellar.co.za.
Roland was recently touring France to find the best wines to bring back to sell at Wine Cellar, and popped into visit Rhone legend, Jamet.
Here is a short picture diary of my tour through Burgundy in May 2012. A wonderful time to visit as spring means sunny, warm days and not too many tourists (Beaune is one of the most visited places in all France!). At this stage the 2010s have likely been bottled for a month, giving you [...]