“Let the big guns roar” www.kanonkop.co.za
This wine is as elusive as seeing a badger crossing your local high street. Actually it is almost impossible to find any bottles of South African wine from the 1998 vintage, so if you ever have the chance to visit, there are two things you need to bring back with you. The first is a sun-tan. The second: any bottles ...
Blankbottle & Keermont visit F+R
Keermont Estate‘s wines are made entirely from their own vineyards in the Helderberg and Stellenbosch mountains producing predominantly Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot red blends and premium Chenin Blanc. Blankbottle in contrast source their grapes from remote vineyards all over the Cape, applying ad hoc creative winemaking approaches as necessity dictates. Blankbottle produces up to 47 different cuvees in ...
BLANKbottle: Introducing the wines of Pieter H. Walser
Pieter H. Walser, the man behind BLANKbottle, is one of the most inventive, energetic and productive winemakers in the Western Cape. He produces 30+ cuvees a year, each with its own unique story and presented in a "blank" bottle... well not exactly! The bottles have no mention of varietal but tend to have an artistic interpretation of what’s inside. It ...
Rags to Riches - Fine Wine's Best Success Stories
From shipwrecks to blighted vines, Claire Huxley examines five wineries whose path to success involved a couple of bumps in the road. Introducing the unlikely stars of fine wine... Here at FINE+RARE, we know that each and every bottle has a story to tell. For some of the wines we sell, those stories stretch back centuries; for others, they are just ...
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