South Africa

2017 Annual Tasting

Annual Tasting Round Up – Shining a light on some joyous wines

By on 16/09/2017

 Yesterday we held our 'Annual Tasting' - the biggest showcase event for our wines each year. As we closed the doors of the beautiful Trinity House at just after 8.30 last night the whole team were 'abuzz' after a fabulous, exhilarating day of tasting, chatting to the 20 winemakers who came to present their wines and catching up with so many customers and journalists too.

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South Africa New Generation Winemarkers

South Africa – A New Generation of Winemakers

By on 19/01/2017

A week in South Africa in early December visiting a host of great wine producers was an easy invite to accept and so with bags suitably packed, off I headed for Cape Town. It was to be a series of incredible visits and a real eye opener to the vast improvements that have taken place in South African wine since my last visit in 2010.

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2008 Vin de Constance Tasting and Opening Offer

By on 17/10/2013

Following in the footsteps of some of history’s political and poetic greats I am developing an unexpected admiration for this curious sweetie. I was very pleased to be asked to join a small crowd to taste the latest release of this mythical wine: the 2008 vintage of Vin de Constance.

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