January 4, 2017

Video of our 2nd Principle of Food & Wine Pairing

This is the second of five videos that will give you some tips for matching food and wine for yourself. Enjoy!

March 27, 2015

Le Bout du Monde (The end of the world) 2012

The richness of flavour in this merlot is ideal for a barbeque. A roast would also work well, but I particularly enjoyed the smokey elements added by the grill....

December 15, 2014

Meerlust Red 2011

I was blown away by this wine. Overdelivers big time! I always find it so intriguing to drink South African wines. They tend to have a unique balance between an Old world and a New world flavour profile, yet it still remains distinctively South African.

December 5, 2014

'Get In My Belly' - Grenache - Whistler Wines 2014

I can see myself drinking the whole bottle in one go, which is something that I struggle to find in Barossa wines. I normally enjoy medium body wines with alcohol not over 14% (which this is) - this example is sweet fruited and rich, true to the variety...

November 19, 2014

Malterdinger Bienenberg, 1er Spatburgunder ‘GG’ >>R 2011

I was blown away by this wine! I am a big Pinot Noir fan and I always find exciting when I get to taste a wine that leaves me thinking afterwards. Huber’s take on the variety is unique and it really shows a sense of place...

November 19, 2014

Weingut Bernhard Huber Malterdinger Pinot Noir 2011

This Pinot Noir has a particular character, if you like Central Otago Pinots probably won't be to your taste, because it’s more acidic... This example is for sophisticated drinkers who enjoy wines with age...

March 17, 2014

Linnae Rhizotomi 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

This is a restrained example of elegant character, that unfolds slowly after decanting. The 2008 is showing terrifically at the moment with a cigar box aromas, earth and cedar...