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South Africa Day 6: I love the smell of Riesling in the morning…

March 02, 2017

Monday and Tuesday proved to be very much a game of two halves – much of Monday being spent tasting wines which, for one reason or another were no longer available, not yet available or just didn’t quite click – sorry guys!

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South Africa Day 6: I love the smell of Riesling in the morning…


South Africa Day 5: An audience with Simon Smith – tragically no sign of an amazing dancing bear.

March 02, 2017

Friday morning saw us rocking up at the instigators of this whole exercise, Louisvale whom we met up with for the first time last year and whose wines have been so well received since we took on the role of their importer.

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South Africa Day 5:  An audience with Simon Smith – tragically no sign of an amazing dancing bear.


Wine & Chocolate Tasting

February 25, 2017

Wine and chocolate two of my all-time favourite things. So why not combine the two and do a wine and chocolate tasting? Well that’s exactly what we did on Friday 17th February with the help and the chocolate know how from our good friend Neil of Kneals Chocolates.

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Wine & Chocolate Tasting


South Africa Days 3 & 4: A Digger's a Wonderful Thing

February 24, 2017

Visiting vineyards can be a soulless, lonely affair, making polite noises to winemakers whilst repeatedly forcing oneself to kiss yet another frog in the hope of finding a Princess.

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South Africa Days 3 & 4: A Digger's a Wonderful Thing


South Africa Trip Day 2: My Name's Bob, Elemental Bob..

February 23, 2017

Day 2 of our 5 year mission to seek out new life, new civilisations and to boldly go where no Brummie Vintner has gone before. (*Editor’s note: it’s a 2 week mission in search of wine, not life. Or civilisations – that’s been done already).

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South Africa Trip Day 2: My Name's Bob, Elemental Bob..


Graham's Port Bond

February 21, 2017

Although Vintage Port is one of life’s great treasures, it’s only declared about 3 times a decade, and the declaration is 2 years after the vintage. This makes it difficult giving it as a traditional Christening gift. We can now offer the solution- A Graham’s Port Bond.

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Graham's Port Bond