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Chatty Chardonnay

Chatty Chardonnay

Neil Pendock March 26, 2015 0

Part I of our RECM Best Value Chardonnay public tasting went down at the Taj Hotel last night. 48 wines were on offer and the opinion was unanimous that SA Chardonnay offers way more

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Rhodes for the Waterfront?

Rhodes for the Waterfront?

Neil Pendock March 25, 2015 0

Right thinking folk will be hoping that Max Price, Vice Chancellor of UCT, will relocate the statue of Cecil John Rhodes to the Graduate School of Business at the Waterfront. For that is one

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RECM Best Value Chardonnay

RECM Best Value Chardonnay

Neil Pendock March 25, 2015 0

No surprise to report that the top scoring Chardonnay at our weekly RECM Best Value blind tasting this morning hails from Stellenbosch with Villiersdrop and Robertson hot on the heels of magician Tertius Boshoff.

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Tyger, tyger, burning bright in the Swartland

Tyger, tyger, burning bright in the Swartland

Neil Pendock March 25, 2015 0

You can’t make this stuff up. The Toronto Globe and Mail on Swartland Winery’s big push to Shanghai: “Pieter Terblanche glances at the latest order from his Shanghai sales team: wine labels featuring an

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‘n Pel in the Winelands

‘n Pel in the Winelands

Neil Pendock March 13, 2015 0

At last an estate that gets it. Montpellier de Tulbagh that rejoices in the wonderful nickname Mond vol Piele have launched a 300 club to cash in on their historicity. R3,500 buys you and

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