3rd best…

3rd best…

As a rule, we don’t enter wine competitions, but every now and then our wines end up at random tasting events (entered by our agents). On 21 September, a group of five UK wine writers (all Cinsault enthusiasts) gathered in North London for a blind tasting of 37...

The prodigal Vineyard

In 2012, I was introduced to a lonely, newly-established 3-clone-combination Pinot Noir Vineyard (12.2km North of Kleinmond as the crow flies). Little did I know what lay ahead for me and this little vineyard. I started with a clear vision for this wine – only...

Finding Pinotage

We only have one shot per year.  For the first 13 years of my adult working life, I was all over the place; trying to figure out what I liked. It was only after my 2nd and 3rd kids were born that it hit me: Each time a wine presented some sort of unique...

The return of the Spaniard

I like to refer to what we do as journeys within each wine. Our destination we sort of figure out as we go along. This is the VERY CONDENSED life cycle of The Spaniard: My introduction to Mourvedre, Carignan, Cinsaut and Grenache was in 2007. With most of these...

The 3 brothers…

In October 2019, my wife and I were sitting at a cosy little restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal. We were on our way to meet friends and decided to make a quick stop on the way for a glass of wine. I asked the owner if he might have an open bottle of something local and...

Jack of all trades??

Late one night, in November 2017, we were busy with some preparations for a bottling the following day. We had a request from the marketplace. Something we felt we could adhere to – producing a red wine partner for Moment of Silence. Apparently people find most...
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