Category: South African Wine
Forbes Latest: History In A Glass: The Intoxicating Quality Of Old Vine Wines
Historical old vines are time machines, prophets, and cherished family heirlooms. They also produce some of the world’s most intoxicating wine.
Forbes Article: There Is More Than One Way To Sparkle: Celebrate With Bubbles From Around The World
While Champagne remains the benchmark for sparkling wine, today high-quality bubbles are produced around the world. This year, why not try something new? Add dazzle to your celebration with unexpected bubbles.
Exploring Wines of South Africa
I must confess I know little about South African wines. I have had possibly a dozen over the years. At this year’s TexSom I attended a similar called “The Old Vines Phenomenon.” It highlighted South Africa’s Old Vines Project that seeks to preserve the vines that are 35+ years old as part of the countries…
#Food & #Wine Pairing: Wine Tastes Best When Shared
There is something surreal about having a child turn 21 years old. It is something I am still getting used to. When I go out to dinner with my daughter or we are having wine at home I constantly forget to ask her if she wants an “adult” beverage. She does not yet like much…
Exploring the International Wine of the Month Club
I recently received an email from Kristina Manning with The International Wine Club of the Month inquiring if I would be willing to review a couple of the wines from their next month’s selection of The International Wine Club shipment. I agreed and a few weeks later a box containing two wines arrived at my…
South African Wine is So Fine
Recently WineTastic hosted another great tasting featuring wine from South Africa. WineTastic is owned by Terry Burney and offers a great variety of wine tastings and classes, as well as an awesome selection of wines for purchase by the bottle, glass or taste. As I have written in the past, WineTastic is one of our…