Tag Archives: South Africa

Blouberg, White Wine, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 11.5% abv, C$8++

My good friend asked me to try the Blouberg and let her know what I think about this, her favourite South African product. As I started to look into the winery where this is produced, I realized just how enormous … Continue reading

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Lammershoek, Lam, White, Paardeberg, WO Swartland, South Africa, 2012, 10.5% abv.

This was an awesome South African addition to The Drinking Group‘s afternoon get together. The bottle got us all excited just for starters being a Lillet lookalike.  Lammershoek dry farms some 40+ year old bush-trained vines on granitic soils.  The 2012 vintage … Continue reading

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Graham Beck, Cabernet Sauvignon, The Game Reserve, W.O. Western Cape, South Africa, 2011, 14.5% abv, C$19

The Western Cape is a very large geographical unit that encompasses most of the eastern wine lands of South Africa – including the Breede River Valley, the Coastal Region, Klein Karoo and Olifants River.  It’s massive.  Enormous.  And there’s a lot … Continue reading

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The Young Airhawk, Sauvignon Blanc, Nederburg, Paarl, South Africa, 2012, 14% abv, C$28.00

This wine is grown and produced in Paarl which is part of the Coastal Region, an important wine district located in South Africa. Located inland from the coastal region of Stellenbosch and the Pacific Ocean, Paarl is the warm home … Continue reading

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