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Barrels and Bottles Blog — pinotage

Lutzville wines 2012 vintage report from South Africa

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The arrival of the South African summer was delayed this year, which meant that picking at Lutzville started later than usual. There was extremely cool weather until mid January, when there was a massive heat wave. Since then the temperature has cooled down, allowing the grapes to mature. The Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc grapes […]

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Lutzville Wines from South Africa

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Replacing our Leuwenkop range of wines from South Africa has proven a struggle – balancing great wines at an affordable price. The search is over and we are happy to list the wines from Lutzville. The range includes Lutzville Chenin Blanc, Shiraz Rose and Pinotage… all priced at a realistic £5.98 including the dreaded VAT. […]

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Stormhoek Wines – Unlike no Other

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Garech Byrne is like no other in the wine industry. In a good way. No bow tie (not even a tie), no PowerPoint presentations and no statistics to prove the average wine drinker in the UK will consume 3000 bottles of his wines per week. Even their website is unconventional www.stormhoek.com. A wine blog set […]

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