CNBC has published an interesting interview with Peter Shakeshaft of Vin-X, a UK-based wine investment company. Though the value of blue-chip Bordeaux wines declined last year, Shakeshaft suggests that the long-term outlook remains positive, with prices having risen an average of 14.9% over the last 20 years. Will the wine investment market recover in 2013? Watch [...]
Wine Cellar joined other media and VIPs at the Cape Town International Convention Centre for this year’s tasting of wines entered into the Cape Wine Makers’ Guild Auction. We chatted to wine makers, buyers and writers, and came across a somewhat controversial wine from Adi Badenhorst. The Auction will be held on Saturday the 6th [...]
Roland speaks to key winemakers about the highly anticipated – and much hyped in wine circles – 2009 vintage, and the wines that they have produced. Is this the greatest vintage ever? These are the wines you need to buy! Email Tessa@winecellar.co.za or see the list of featured wines here!
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.
In this week’s episode Roland and Tessa taste a new South African craft beer, and IPA from Devil’s Peak Brewery and Chris Keets’ new wine, First Verse 2009.
Roland has been away cycling so Tessa roped camera man and fellow wine imbiber Harry Haddon onto the couch to chat about a local Grenache Blanc and a Rosso di Montalcino. We miss Roland. He’ll back back on wine of the week 13 on Monday.
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.