Druk my Niet winery in Paarl is my 133rd winery visit in South Africa. This is a fantastic, family-run boutique winery producing some amazing chenin, Tempranillo, Tinta Amerela and Tannat. […]Read More Discovering the three “T’s” at Druk My Niet in Paarl
Chenin Blanc as a variety arguably still has some way to go in terms of reaching the same level of popularity as Sauvignon Blanc. While the comparison of apples and […]Read More Have You Tasted this Free Run Chenin Blanc From South Africa?
What a pleasure it was to taste the NEW Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc MCC by Riebeek Valley Wine Co, wine of the Swartland. I attended the launch at the ever so […]Read More NEW! Riebeek Valley Wine Co. Kasteelberg Chenin Blanc MCC
What an absolute gem in the middle of the Breedekloof Wine Valley about an hours drive out of Cape Town. Opstal winery was established in 1847 and today has it […]Read More HOT TUB AND CHENIN BLANC PARADISE AT OPSTAL IN BREEDEKLOOF
Here are the winners of South Africa’s Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Wine Challenge 2019. Averaging only R255 a bottle of wine, and welcoming newcomer Durbanville Hills Wines, best you get your hands on them quick!Read More South Africa’s Top 10 Chenin 2019!
Just around the corner from where I live in Durbanville, is Groot Phesantekraal who are celebrating their 320th anniversary which dates back to 1698! WOW! Records show that by 1756 some […]Read More Groot Phesantekraal Chenin Blanc 2018
Stellenrust Wines in Stellenbosch is one of my favourite wine farm finds that I really did not know about before. The farm is located in the “Golden Triangle” area of […]Read More 102 of 800 is Stellenrust Wines in Stellenbosch
Is it just me or has there has been a heck of a lot of hype around Chenin Blanc in South Africa recently? I was curious as to what all […]Read More Why CHENIN BLANC is the new buzz word in South Africa
Wine farm 73 of 800 is Ken Forrester in the Stellenbosch Wine Routes, Helderberg region. Now if you are a fan of Chenin Blanc, then you are in for a treat! […]Read More 73 of 800 – Ken Forrester & 96 Restaurant, Stellenbosch
What a perfect location to celebrate a birthday at number 58 of 800, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek. In fact, it seemed like everyone was celebrating their birthday that day! […]Read More Modern fun at 58/800 – Leopard’s Leap, Franschhoek
What a treat it was to finally visit number 52 of 800 – Lanzerac Wine Estate, in Stellenbosch. In 1959, Lanzerac harvested the world’s first Pinotage harvest and released the […]Read More The Pioneer of Pinotage at 52/800 – Lanzerac, Stellenbosch
Wine farm 45 is Montpellier de Tulbagh! I have rated this wine farm experience 5 star. What a lovely place to relax in a garden. Montpellier was actually founded […]Read More A 300 year old gem at 45/800 – Montpellier, Tulbagh
Enjoy wine, food, picnics and modern style! It's kid friendly too.Read More French flair at 40/800 – Allée Bleue, Franschhoek