Wine Village News and Views

Harvest 2024

Harvest 2024

So harvest started with a burst of action and we’re in the thick of it. It appears to be a fast and compact season. I was at a tasting with...

Harvest 2024

So harvest started with a burst of action and we’re in the thick of it. It appears to be a fast and compact season. I was at a tasting with...

Questions, some without answers...

Questions, some without answers...

A couple of requests kept coming up this season. Being very service orientated, we’re always keen to source any wine for customers – even if we don’t have it on...

Questions, some without answers...

A couple of requests kept coming up this season. Being very service orientated, we’re always keen to source any wine for customers – even if we don’t have it on...

Favourites from our Wine Celebration

Favourites from our Wine Celebration

Every December to January, we run our annual Wine Celebration where we feature a number of wineries at the tasting counter. Click here for a video summary of this last season's favourites!

Favourites from our Wine Celebration

Every December to January, we run our annual Wine Celebration where we feature a number of wineries at the tasting counter. Click here for a video summary of this last season's favourites!

"I don't like Sauvignon Blanc, but I will drink this!"

"I don't like Sauvignon Blanc, but I will drink...

These are words I love to hear. Some wines carry baggage, mainly because of their own success. Chardonnay comes to mind for this reason. The rich, toasty, buttery style became so pervasive that people...

"I don't like Sauvignon Blanc, but I will drink...

These are words I love to hear. Some wines carry baggage, mainly because of their own success. Chardonnay comes to mind for this reason. The rich, toasty, buttery style became so pervasive that people...

Old world & New world

Old world & New world

Ian Naudé, a winemaker who makes very unique wines under his own label, including a singular Colombard, was telling me a story about a Greek winemaker who was explaining his harvest approach – which is to pick all the grapes...

Old world & New world

Ian Naudé, a winemaker who makes very unique wines under his own label, including a singular Colombard, was telling me a story about a Greek winemaker who was explaining his harvest approach – which is to pick all the grapes...