Shannon Vineyards Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Situated high on the western rim of the cool-climate Elgin Valley and owned by James and Stuart Downes, Shannon Vineyards produce three highly-acclaimed site-specific wines, all with names taken from geographical features along the mountain range above the vineyards. One Read more

Sauvignon Blanc Day with Place in the Sun Wines

International Sauvignon Blanc day is the first Friday of May, which also happens to be my birthday 🙂 I reviewed Place in the Sun Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2016. When reviewing wine, I like to rate it on: Colour (out of Read more

The Game Reserve – wines with a cause

I recently received this wine (Cab Sauv 2014) for review and learnt that for each bottle of Game Reserve wines sold globally, a contribution of R3 is made towards the Wilderness Foundation’s conservation and education programmes throughout Africa.  To date, Read more

Springfield Estate – time is elegance

I was pleased to receive a wine from Robertson Wine Valley to review which is about a 2 hour drive from Cape Town.  The Robertson Hands on Harvest event is coming up soon, so I was getting prepared 🙂 At first, I Read more

Lourensford RosĂ© MCC – Pink delight!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I received this wonderful RosĂ© MCC to review from Lourensford. It compliments everything pink with this striking black bottle. This MCC is 60% Pinot noir and 40% Chardonnay. It paired wonderfully with Turkish Delight! The Read more