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Western Cape

Picked-up on sale from Majestic, whilst picking up another half-dozen Viña Ardanza 2001 Rioja. Thought I’d give a top South African producer the chance …

South Africa – a wine industry that’s 320-odd years old. Or 20-odd, depending on your point of view (OK, some poetic licence taken there …

Found this whilst on a trip to Dublin, and had to get it from The Corkscrew. It turns out that the owner’s name is …

[signed by Hannes Myburgh in 2017] Had with – or rather after – wild duck on Boxing Day. Like their Chardonnay, this is dominated …

This was probably the least impressive wine of the night, even though it was still pretty good. Kari & I spotted it when we …

So this is the New World partner to the Old World Savennières Chenin Blanc. A quite different style. Though dry, a riper style – …

This is the second Meerlust wine I’ve drunk (and their first white). My feeling is that they’re trying hard, but that it’s not quite …

When I first heard of Charles Back’s “homage” to the Rhône I laughed. When it was followed by stablemates “Goats do Roam in Villages” …