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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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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Around the world during Lockdown

Around the World during a South African Lockdown As South Africans we prepared ourselves for a 21 day lockdown that turned into a 40 day lockdown. We did the 21 Day Braai Challenges, what next? We decided to take a trip around the world in our own house. One...

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21 Day Lockdown turned into 21 Day Braai

When President Ramaphosa announced a 21 day lockdown on 23rd of March 2020 we all started thinking how to survive 21 days at home.  Driving back from town to home just before the lockdown started on the 26th, I thought to myself what are we doing for the next...

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In the winery during lockdown and liquor prohibition

In the winery during lockdown and liquor prohibition What are we up to in the cellar during these difficult times? It is a time to reflect on the 2020 harvest, as the red wines are completing the malolactic fermentation and it’s entering the final destination for maturation in lovely...

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