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Akkerdal from Afrique du Sud

Akkerdal from Afrique du Sud

Neil Pendock August 31, 2014 0

If you’re making a wine in Franschhoek, it comes naturally to declare it a wine from Afrique du Sud and if its a Merlot running at 12% alcohol, you can do so with knobs

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Out to Lunch with the Master

Out to Lunch with the Master

Neil Pendock August 30, 2014 1

Invited to lunch by erstwhile Slimes colleague David Bullard, I can report that while his Out to Lunch column may be no more – David’s brand was threatening to overshadow his organ – David is

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Guerilla attack at the Alliance Francais

Guerilla attack at the Alliance Francais

Neil Pendock August 29, 2014 0

Monday’s results from Distell said it all. “The spirits portfolio  showed a volume decline, primarily as a result of the depressed performance of South Africa’s brandy category.” Now why is this exactly? Clearly not

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Situational Variables for the High Road

Situational Variables for the High Road

Neil Pendock August 29, 2014 0

The launch of the 2011 High Road Bordeaux blend of Les Sweidan and Mike Church is a red-letter day for a red indeed in the diary of any self respecting boykie (never mind a Mano).

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Scheldon follows his conviction

Scheldon follows his conviction

Neil Pendock August 28, 2014 0

Sky News, BBC, CNN are the opposite of Prozac. If it’s not Isis causing medieval mayhem, its Israel flattening Gaza. Riots in Missouri, corruption all over. When you’re told a joke about a teenager being

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