The Every Day Wine, Thelema Sauvignon Blanc 2015

If you try different wines, you are bound to figure out what works for you. You might not figure out how to put across your own tasting notes, or use the verbose vocabulary that is synonymous with ‘wine speak’, but you will be able to confidently look at a wine list and order something that is to your desire when in a restaurant. You can also pick a bottle from a Retailer’s shelves, where the wine on offer is a large overwhelming choice. Introducing, the Thelema Sauvignon Blanc, 2015 Vintage.

So much wine, so little time

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Blog About Wine, Why On Earth Am I This?

Why on God’s green earth did I take it upon myself to blog about South African wines? I wish I could say that my inner voice was calm, and curious when that question popped in my head. It was anything but. It was more of a judgemental and admonishing inner voice. After all, the world is full of self proclaimed experts, so why would I choose to add myself to that list?
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Enjoying Babylonstoren and this was when I first fell for a fedora (or as I grew up knowing it, a Panama Hat)

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Picture A Fresh Start

I have not posted to the blog since mid-December (I have been counting). I am in Verlorenkloof, with limited access to the internet. I am still on holiday.  I have all the time in the world to get lost inside my head, bond with family and friends, while also getting to go on long nature walks. I am surrounded by these green carpet like mountains. Birds, that are foreign to me, chirp away, with their unique vocal chords on display, as I wander.

The rolling hills and a view of one of the crofts

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Perceptions Towards Premium South African Wines Have Changed in the UK

It’s about time! We have great wines in South Africa, and I am glad to hear that there is a shift in the air for the UK wine drinkers. Greg Sherwood MW, a Fine Wine Buyer at Handford Wines in South Kensington seems to think so.

How Consumer Perceptions Towards Premium South African Wines Have Changed in the UK Over the Past 10… –