Archive for August, 2013

Carolines Wine Review 2013 showed wines of a high quality with some real stunners

It is not easy to successfully sell imported wines in South Africa and Caroline Fines has for a long time been one of the few to pull off this feat. But her review on the 31 first of July at… Continue reading

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NITIDA WINES OF INTENSE, FRESH FLAVOURS AND EASY DRINKING

Traveling to Nitida in the Durbanville Hills on a lovely, summery winter’s day for a media tasting I felt full of excitement and expectation. I had already tasted the Nitida Coronata Integration 2012 which hugely impressed me. Their pungent Sauvignon… Continue reading

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Paul Cluver with elegant, aromatic wines shows Elgin stamp

Driving over the Sir Lowry’s pass on the way to Paul Cluver in Elgin in heavy rain, my ears began to pop from the altitude. A sign read 450 meters. Reaching Paul Cluver the temperature gauge in the car read… Continue reading

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NEDERBURG SHOWS THAT IT CAN PRODUCE WINES OF VERSATILITY, INDIVIDUALITY AND POWER

Nederburg long time large producer in Paarl with a name synonymous with quality and high volumes established far back in 1792 with a first bottling ca 1940 has long been in a major player in the South African wine industry.… Continue reading

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