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  • South Africa

    Taking the High Ground

    It all began when I returned from my travels in Europe; realised that South Africa does not have a cool continental climate vineyard like the famous vineyards of Europe.

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  • South Africa

    Field of Dreams

    It was a happy accident when Dr. Phil Freese (wine-growing partner at Vilafonté) jokingly paraphrased the timeworn quote: “If you build it, he will come.”

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  • World

    A Spanish Affair

    It began a tentatively, a little like re-igniting an old romance after drifting apart. Rioja was one of my first (vinous) loves, so there was an element of familiarity that made access easier.

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  • South Africa

    Eight Wise Men

    This week there are many stories to tell. Having been offered a collection of 2002 Kanonkop Pinotage in eight different bottle sizes, we thought we’d have to start from the beginning in order to communicate the gravity of the situation.

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  • World

    A Sleeping Giant

    Great winemaking areas usually have some kind of incline and is close to a body of water, either between 30-50 degrees north of the equator or 30-50 degrees south of the equator.

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  • South Africa

    A Decade Ago...

    David Bowie said: “Speak in extremes, it’ll save you time.” We’re following his advice in an effort to encapsulate the 10 years this case of De Trafford has lain ageing.

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