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Barrels and Bottles Blog — south africa

Gerard Holden converts the faithful

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It is safe to say our regular wine club attendees know their stuff. From boutique wineries in California to hand-picked Eiswein from the terraced slopes of the Mosel Valley. So it can be with some trepidation when a new range of wines is put before them. Stepping up to the mark was Gerard Holden, owner […]

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South African wine tasting in Chesterfield

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Tomorrow nights wine tasting will now also include wines from the Delheim estate in South Africa. Their new portfolio has just been launched and this was too good an opportunity to miss out on them. Priced at just £15.00 per head the tasting will cover boutique wines from South America and South Africa. Starting at […]

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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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Nabygelegen Sauvignon Blanc wine from Wellington, South Africa

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Nabygelegen Private Cellar currently produces two distinctive ranges. Both handcrafted from lovingly cared for vines in a style true to the terroir of the vineyards. Floral Aromas with tones of citrus & green apple balanced by subtle flintiness. Winemaker’s Comment – Grapes hand selected during night harvest has produced this wine of distinctive character. Floral […]

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Many thanks from Moreson

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Dear Andrew Both Neil and myself just wanted to thank your team, Simon and yourself. We were bowled over by your entire organisation and how comfortable both of us felt. We just hope that you get to South Africa soon so that we can show you the same levels of hospitality. I think its safe […]

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