Experience 3.0 Stellenbosch Wine 3.5

Only One JC Le Roux Wine Sparkled and Scintilla-ted

THE HOUSE OF JC LE ROUX Thursday 18 July 2019 https://jcleroux.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 JC Le Roux, or rather more pretentiously ‘The House of JC Le Roux’, looked drab from the...
Experience 3.0 Franschhoek Wine 3.5

Le Lude Left Me Feeling Flat

LE LUDE MÉTHODE CAP CLASSIQUE ESTATE Friday 5 July 2019 https://lelude.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 Held up by slow traffic, I played my own car game to pass the time. It was...
Experience 3.0 Restaurant Lunch & Dinner Stellenbosch Wine 3.0

Wine Dinners are Not For Me

ALLUVIA BOUTIQUE CELLAR GOBLETS & WINE CLUBS SA DINNER Tuesday 9 April 2019 http://wineclubssa.co.za/ http://www.alluvia.co.za/ http://www.camberley.co.za/#home-section Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3/5 I was invited by a friend to a dinner at the Alluvia Boutique Cellar near Stellenbosch. I knew little about...
Experience 3.0 Stellenbosch Wine 3.5

Peter Falke Didn’t Knock my Socks Off

PETER FALKE WINES Thursday 14 March 2019 http://peterfalkewines.com/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3.5/5 It made sense to pay a tasting visit to Peter Falke Wines as I was in the Annandale Valley for the day. The valley, to the South of...
Experience 3.0 Stellenbosch Wine 3.0

Dornier Disappoints

DORNIER WINES Friday 8 March 2019 http://www.dornier.co.za/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3/5 Dornier Wines was my second tasting venue for the day having made the short journey of just a few kilometres back down the Upper Blaauwklippen Valley, South of Stellenbosch,...
Experience 3.0 Festivals & Events Robertson Wine 3.0

Langverwacht Introduced Me to Ruby Cabernet

LANGVERWACHT WYNKELDER Friday 1 June 2018 http://www.langverwachtwines.co.za/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3/5 I must have already travelled some 80 kilometres from my overnight stay in McGregor to Bushmanspad, Jan Harmsgat and Van Zylshof before reaching Langverwacht for my fourth tasting on...
Experience 3.0 Festivals & Events Robertson Wine 2.5

Value for Money at Van Zylshof

VAN ZYLSHOF Friday 1 June 2018 http://www.vanzylshof.co.za/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 2.5/5 Van Zylshof made a convenient stop en route between Jan Harmsgat and Langverwacht for my third tasting of day 2 of my visit to the Robertson Valley for the...
Experience 3.0 Festivals & Events Robertson Wine 3.5

Bushmanspad Gave Me the Weirdest Tasting Ever

BUSHMANSPAD ESTATE Friday 1 June 2018 http://bushmanspad.co.za/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3.5/5 Wow! What a weird tasting. This was the strangest of 150 estate tastings I have ever experienced. Rested from my overnight stay at Millstone Pottery in McGregor, I chose...
Experience 3.0 Helderberg Wine 3.5

View from the E-Skaap-ment

SKAAP WINES Friday 2 March 2018 https://www.skaapwines.com/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3.5/5 The view over False Bay from the top of the ridge was as sudden as it was glorious in the late summer morning sunshine. Somehow I did not expect...
Experience 3.0 Wellington Wine 3.5

Libby Would not have been Proud of Linton Park

LINTON PARK WINES LIBBY’S PRIDE WINES Tuesday 30 January 2018 http://www.lintonparkwines.co.za/ http://libbyspridewines.com/ Experience: 3/5 Wines: 3.5/5 Linton Park Wines was my first tasting in the Wellington Wine District – and one I want to forget. I had special reason to...