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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


South Africa Day 1: Hats, heat and er, wine!!

February 21, 2017

Alright, I give in, you’ve got me bang to rights; whilst this does qualify as work, it is not quite the same as sitting in front of a spreadsheet trying to work out prices for the new year and, when you taste wines as good as some of those that crossed our paths today, the term enjoyment does slightly enter the lexicon.

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South Africa Day 1: Hats, heat and er, wine!!


South Africa- The Trailer...

January 24, 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a Wine Merchant in want of a really exciting, exclusive, heart-stoppingly brilliant range of South African wines, needs to get off his fat, lazy, all too well proportioned arse and do something about it.

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South Africa- The Trailer...