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Trying out the Bisquit Perfect Serve

I don't drink brandy often, at least not if there's a good whisky or gin around, and I'm not really sure why. It could be the Klippies & Coke vibe that I'm...

195 Year Old Wine Returns Home

" The poetry of the earth is never dead." John Keats penned that. He was one of the most remarkable poets to ever live, and he only lived the ripe old age of 2...

Striped Horse

I found Striped Horse beer through The Bro Shop, they've got some pretty cool stuff there. I'm not a huge beer drinker, and when I do have a drink two is usuall...

Caperitif by A A Badenhorst

What the heck is Caperitif? A while ago I visited AA Badenhorst Family Wines (they make a fantastic Chenin!), you can read about the adventure here. On the vis...

Capa Roca by Cape Rock Wines

This is one of my favourite wine discoveries in the last few months, and you will be hard pressed to find anything like it in South Africa. That's because it's...

Pierre Jourdan Ratafia

I'm always on the lookout for something special to squirrel away to enjoy on some great occasion with amazing people.  A few years ago I did a wine tasting at H...

Alvi’s Drift Viognier

I have always liked a good Viognier. In fact, I've never had a Viognier I didn't like, and when it comes to price to value, the Alvi's Drift Viognier, from Worc...
Tuning the vine

Tuning the Vine

Two weeks ago I was invited to the first Tuning the Vine event. I didn't really know what to expect and figure it would either go terribly wrong, or would be a ...