Experience 4.0 Paarl Wine 4.5

Perdeberg Earns Its Stripes

PERDEBERG WINES Friday 28 February 2020 http://perdeberg.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4.5/5 My (new) wife told me after breakfast that she had a lunchtime business networking meeting at Perdeberg Winery. “Do I want...
Constantia Valley Experience 5.0

First Harvest is the Sweetest

SIGNAL HILL WINES/FIRST HARVEST Tuesday 25 February 2020 www.winery.co.za Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 5/5 The forecast for Cape Town today was a scorching 35ºC. Thus, it was not the best day for my first wine harvest. I have stomped...
Experience 4.0 Plettenberg Bay Wine 3.5

Bramon Beside the (Plettenberg) Bay

BRAMON WINE ESTATE Monday 30 December 2019 https://www.bramonwines.com/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 Sat in a Tasting Room beside a motorway was a new experience for me. So too was tasting wines from...
Experience 3.0 Klein Karoo Wine 3.0

KLEIN KAROO KARUSA!

KARUSA WINES Friday 27 December 2019 https://www.karusa.co.za/wines.html Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3/5 Road trips are always fun and none more when totally unplanned. I left home on Christmas Day for my first Route...
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 4.5 Helderberg Wine 5.0

Made by Wade, Metzer Hugely Impressed

METZER & HOLFELD FAMILY WINES Wednesday 6 November 2019 https://www.metzerwines.com/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 5/5 I had a special reason to visit Metzer. It was probably an unusual one. I wanted to buy...
Experience 4.0 Stellenbosch Wine 4.5

Red and White Cab – and So Much More – at Asara

ASARA WINE ESTATE & HOTEL Tuesday 20 August 2019 https://www.asara.co.za/ Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 4/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 4.5/5 Asara lies just 4 kilometres South of Stellenbosch. It was my final tasting of the day having started...
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 3.5 Stellenbosch Wine 3.5

Lovane Serves its Guests Well

LOVANE BOUTIQUE WINE ESTATE AND GUEST HOUSE Tuesday 20 August 2019 https://www.lovane.co.za/  Dr Peter Rating – Experience: 3.5/5 Dr Peter Rating – Wines: 3.5/5 Blink as you hurtle along the R310 between Stellenbosch and the N2 and you will likely...
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...