Tag: Wine Tasting
In 2013, we launch a series of tastings for those who are new to the world of fine wine, or who wish to touch up on their international wine knowledge. The introductory tastings are somewhat different from our regular tastings: wines are not tasted blind; the atmosphere is slightly more relaxed and we try to [...]
Vilafonté has confirmed that the eagerly awaited 2010 vintage of Series C will be released on the 1st of March, 2013. To celebrate the release of the 2010, Wine Cellar and Vilafonté will be co-hosting a series of exclusive tastings across the country, giving you a chance to sample the new vintage ahead of the [...]
This week Roland and Tessa taste two Sauvignon Blancs. The Cape Point Vineyards Reserve 2011, and the cult Francois Cotat, Sancerre, Les Monts Damnes 2010. They also do an oddball shoot out that sees Tessa and Roland arguing for which wine is better.
Tessa and Roland sit down on the couch again to taste some wine. This week Roland brings an Aussie Shiraz with a French touch, and Tessa tastes the new vintage of Crystallum Pinot Noir and has a little trouble with numbers.
We recently held a 10 year vertical tasting of Raats Cabernet Franc. The wines were excellent and confirmed – what we all already knew – that Bruwer Raats is South Africa’s foremost Cabernet Franc producer. We speak here, of course, of single variety bottlings of which there are 42 others in the country. As Bruwer [...]