Category: Wine Farms

Highlands Road Estate

Highlands Road Estate

I stumbled across Highlands Road estate for the first time when I was previously in Elgin for a wedding. We were looking for somewhere near the wedding venue to do some wine tasting and...

Nabygelegen Wine Estate review

Nabygelegen Wine Estate review

This is the last of my posts from my recent weekend in Wellington. The other posts cover my visit to Jorgensen’s artisanal distillery and lunch at the Stone Kitchen. I also enjoyed lunch and...

Pierneef at La Motte review

Pierneef at La Motte review

I don’t like being called a critic. It sounds like I’m always looking for faults. The truth is, while I do like to warn people away from bad experiences, what I enjoy most is...

Fyndraai restaurant review

Fyndraai restaurant review

There are thousands of South African wine labels out there. It is very difficult for an estate to distinguish itself from all the competition in any meaningful way. Each estate obviously has its own...

Backsberg

Backsberg

I recently went to the launch of the new Earth Centre at Backsberg wine estate. Backsberg has constructed a hay bale house which will serve two purposes, an education centre focused on environmental issues...

Franschoek Uncorked and Solms Delta & Lynx Wine Estates

Franschoek Uncorked and Solms Delta & Lynx Wine Estates

This weekend I convinced five friends to join me at Franschhoek uncorked, and we had a fantastic day. This was the first year of the Uncorked festival and it’s difficult to review this festival is...

Haut Espoir

Haut Espoir

One of my recent highlights, was a visit to Haut Espoir. I’m actually drinking a bottle of their 2006 Syrah as I type this and I’m incredibly grateful I don’t have to share it. Any...