Experience 4.0 Klein Karoo Wine 4.0

Putting into Port at De Krans

DE KRANS WINES Thursday 26 December 2019 http://dekrans.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 Visiting De Krans was a spur of the moment decision. Calitzdorp was the night stop for the second day of...
Experience 4.0 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

DeWaal Sits Atop the Pinotage Hill

DEWAAL WINES Tuesday 20 August 2019 http://www.dewaal.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 De Waal, branded as DeWaal, lies at the end of the cool Stellenbosch Kloof Valley to the South-West of Stellenbosch. It...
Experience 4.0 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

Alto Reaches Heights with the M.P.H.S.

ALTO WINE ESTATE Tuesday 13 August 2019 https://alto.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 Alto is a grand old wine estate: historic, long-lived and making Stellenbosch red wines with their distinct label with its...
Experience 4.0 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

Hidden Valley and Its Wines are Revealed

HIDDEN VALLEY WINES Tuesday 13 August 2019 https://www.hiddenvalleywines.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 Some of my favourite wines and wine estates lie to the South of Stellenbosch. Kleinood, Keermont, De Trafford, Haskell and...
Experience 4.0 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

History in Every Glass at Overgaauw

OVERGAAUW WINE ESTATE Tuesday 20 August 2019 https://overgaauw.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 I had passed Overgaauw many times without ever having visited which was remiss of me. Today, as I ventured along...
Experience 3.5 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

All Green at Villiera

VILLIERA WINES Friday 19 July 2019 http://www.villiera.com/ http://www.domainegrier.com/en/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 Villiera was the last tasting of my day out to the North of Stellenbosch having tasted at Morgenhof, Quoin Rock,...
Experience 3.5 Stellenbosch Wine 4.0

Morgenhof in the Morning

MORGENHOF WINE ESTATE Friday 19 July 2019 http://www.morgenhof.com/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 It was fitting that Morgenhof – translated from Afrikaans as the ‘morning yard’ or ‘morning garden’ – was my first...
Durbanville Experience 4.0 Wine 4.0

No Blues at Hillcrest

HILLCREST ESTATE Monday 15 July 2019 https://www.hillcrestfarm.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 Set on the curve in the bend of the Tygerberg Valley Road midway between Table View and Durbanville, Hillcrest is easily...
Durbanville Experience 4.0 Wine 4.0

Very Cape Wines at Capaia

CAPAIA WINES Monday 15 July 2019 http://www.capaia.eu/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 My trusty satnav was decidely quiet as I headed towards Capaia on a twisting road through undulating wheat fields, lush after...
Experience 3.5 Franschhoek Wine 4.0

Old Oaks at La Bourgogne

LA BOURGOGNE FARM Friday 5 July 2019 http://www.labourgogne.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4/5 La Bourgogne nestles beside a tributary of the Franschhoek River barely 1 kilometre south of the Huguenot Monument in Franschhoek....