The challenges and controversies of wine tasting have to do with wine’s intrinsic qualities and unique characteristics, varying tasting conditions, the element of the human taster as well as that emotional component – the much talked ab... Read More
Spring is a special season. Even for those who love the romance of winter, spring brings the promise of new life and new beginnings. In the Winelands where we live, spring means the freshest of greens in the vineyards and on the oak trees.... Read More
While Millennials and their spending habits are popular topics of discussions, articles and statistics, the focus has not really been on older generations such as the Traditionalists, born 1945 or earlier and the Baby Boomers, born betwe... Read More
Wine at altitude has been very topical lately giving some growers bragging rights about their vineyards' height above sea level. (Read more) Listening to Andrea Robinson, the engaging and energetic Master Sommelier of Delta Airlines, at th... Read More
Winelands Magazine asked me to share a few reasons why I think China should be a market of choice for the South African wine industry. My thoughts were published in the September issue.
"Focusing on China is a no-brainer for the South A... Read More