🚚 MONDAY 6 December 2021 - Final date for orders to be placed for delivery in December. Orders placed thereafter will be SPEEDILY delivered in January 🙌🏼

Wine Articles

  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | LEES (Or sur lie)

    I'm a big fan of buttery, brioche, mousse, biscuity characters in white wines and Methode Cap Classiques. I can't help but think of warm, freshly b...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | GLERA (Grape varietal)

    What a name for a grape. "GLERA!"Sounds like a swear word spat out in anger by a little old foreign lady who lives in a mountain hut. Yes? NO! Defi...
  • Celebrating Pinot Noir Day 2021

    HEY HEY, IT'S PINOT NOIR DAY! Image credit - Healthline Wine is synonymous with many occasions. Celebrations are often a time of gently popping the...
  • To Invest in South African Wines, or not (yet)?

    A star lot will be a half bottle (375ml) of Grand Constance 1821 from Groot Constantia, with a reserve price of R100,000 (£5000) – a wine describe...
  • Be Free ... Alcohol Free

    Just over a year ago our first lockdown hit us. I must be honest, I wasn’t convinced we would actually “LOCK DOWN” … but it’s all been for the best...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | MALBEC

    It's been a while so to get Wine Trivia Tuesday kicked off again I've decided to focus on the French grape which everything thinks is from Argentin...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | TANNINS

    They're dry, but you can drink them. I'm often given a look of astonishment during wine tastings with novice wine-lovers when tasting a really dry ...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | SEDIMENT

    "Ooh Jim, what is that dirt in your glass? Is it safe to drink?""I don't know Jenny, but if it is I'll die a happy chap after that bottle of '92 Ka...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | BUD BREAK

    Spring has just graced us with its presence and along with this time of year here in South Africa the beginning of a new start to the wine season b...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | ROSÉ

    It's that time of the week again ad with International Rosé Day having taken place yesterday I thought it an apt topic of conversation for today's ...
  • Wine Trivia Tuesday | VERAISON

    It's 'Wine Term Tuesday' and to get our first wine term on the books I came across a term I hadn't used in quite some time - "VERAISON".  Pronounc...