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A launch that was a lunch

A launch that was a lunch

Neil Pendock April 16, 2015 0

A printer’s gremlin must have laid out the invitation from Morgenster yesterday for it turned out not to be a launch but rather a lunch from the brilliant Georgio Nava of 95 Keerom and

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Morgenster goes blind

Morgenster goes blind

Neil Pendock April 15, 2015 0

The tables were turned on the sacred cows of wine today at Morgenster by that canny cashmere mogul Giulio Bertrand. At the launch of his 2011 Morgenster Bordeaux blend with Pierre Lurton of Chateau

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Sauvignon Blanc: Mussels and Marlborough

Sauvignon Blanc: Mussels and Marlborough

Neil Pendock April 14, 2015 0

After Constantia, the crucible of SA wine, was loudly ignored by the deeply flawed First National Blanc Top Ten Sauvignon Bank Competition last year, Constantia producers are not letting the grass grow under their

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Pinot Noir Festival

Pinot Noir Festival

Neil Pendock April 13, 2015 0

The Pinot Noir fairy alighted daintily in the magical garden of Lady Anne Barnard yesterday afternoon and sprinkled her fairy dust around the shrubs and trees. Hosted by the Vineyard Hotel, the brief read

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Mrs Robinson stirs the spittoon

Mrs Robinson stirs the spittoon

Neil Pendock April 11, 2015 0

Weekend FT wine columnist Mrs. Robinson has the Cape surfing fraternity in an uproar with her choice of “new(ish) wave cape wine producers.” Newish indeed as Shannon has been bottling wine for well over

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