Ingredients for a braai

Wine & Dinner = Winner

New Year, New Liquor Ban, New Harvest   2021 starts off with a ban, not a bang. Personally, I would not think we are better prepared for 2021 as we don’t know what to expect and how to plan for the year ahead, but not all negative, as I’m...

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Winemaker attending Head over Hill Festival

Head over Hills Weekend

Bizoe Wine were invited by Martin and Theresa Hansson from Head over Hill Luxury Guest House to attend their annual wine show case they present in Knysna. Heading down the N2 early Friday morning to be in time for day one of the show. Plenty of time to think...

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A Semillon Affair (Part2)

Semillon Affair (Part2)   In our previous post we have explained the Morningstar Semillon. Our next Semillon originates out of the beautiful Franschhoek Valley and is named Robertsvleipad Semillon.Naming the wines after the roads that leads to vineyard is a practice that is used in the Hunter Valley.  ...

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Andrew Spinaze and Bruce Tyrrell

A Semillon Affair

A Semillon Affair  – Rikus Love of Semillon   What’s Rikus obsession with Semillon? In 2017 I have visited the Hunter Valley Wine Region approx 1,5 hours drive from Sydney, Australia.During my time in the Hunter Valley I met and tasted some Semillon wines with some of the best...

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Malbec isn’t only a Argentinian Wine

Malbec 2020 Challenge Awards  At the awards function held at 96 Winery Road outside Somerset West on Thursday 15thOctober, the winner of the 2020 Malbec Challenge was announced. First time entry Mount Vernon 2015 Malbec was the highest scoring wine in the line-up of 21 wines. There were 11...

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Bizoe Chardonnay

The New Normal Wine Trade (Part2)

New Normal Wine World (Part 2) A lot of people will think that the new normal wine world, will most likely … only be ordering wine-on-line. Luckily that is not the case, it is always fun presenting wines at dinners. Last week we had an amazing wine dinner experience...

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New Normal Wine World

“In the rush to return to normal let’s use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to” – Shelley Giglio  As we move down to Level 1, I thought it’s time to get back on the horse and start visiting our trade clients in...

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Rikus in the vineyards

Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’

It’s Spring, with2021 around the corner. We have heard plenty of people making the statement, can we delete 2020 and move onto 1 Jan 2021. Well, I always tell myself the moment I see the first bud burst on the vineyards, I know the new harvest is around the corner....

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