Cool & Friendly Saturday Wine Tasting

Uptown 2-5 pm, Saturday 27 May 2017 Moulin de Gassac, “Guilhem” Blanc 2016  (40% Grenache Blanc, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Terret Blanc.) This astonishing blend of Grenache, Sauvignon and Terret results in a seriously fresh wine, with expressive aromas of...

Barbera at the Gate–Wine of the Week

Bricco dei Tati, Barbera Piemonte 2014 On my recent trip to the Piemonte (Piedmont) region of Italy, importer Manu Gaiarin drove us around the hillside vineyards. My favorite spot was his vineyard near Treiso, this Bricco dei Tati. On that clear day, we saw Piemonte...

Need a Bigger Boet? –Wine of the Week

Boet La Roux, Colombard Old Vine Swartland 2016 If you ever find yourself in the heart of the Swartland, you’re likely to see a familiar face. Boet Le Roux, farmer extraordinaire, a living legend. Tirelessly he battles the fierce South African sun to deliver...