Winemaker Colin Murphy and Vineyard Manager Felipe Hernandez collaborate regularly to ensure the quality of the fruit improves from year to year.
As far as things to do, you can kayak, paddle board, take a few different boat tours, hit the beach, drive the coast, and my all-time favorite, taste wine!
However, it was the sign in front of the vines that proved the most disconcerting. It read: “Leopards in the Fynbos.”
I’ve found that, where concrete highlights minerality in the wines, amphora aging imparts a grounding, earthy effect.
My experience in taking the Introductory Sommelier Exam L1 was exciting and stressful at the same time. This exam is one that a person cannot study the night before and think one can pass.
I often tell people that if you live in Las Vegas – or thereabouts – and you are bored, then you are doing something wrong!
That being said, many a vineyard manager would smile at this quaint romantic notion. Their job is more sophisticated than watching the roses bloom.
Plus it's America's Whiskey (with an "e"), and that makes it special. 'Murica!
This wine is crisp and begs to be paired with a hard French cheese and baguettes, all whilst basking lakeside with my new bride listening to Albinoni!
I decided that I was going to do some ironing, and in order to do ironing (a sacred task rarely performed nowadays) I require some, let's just say, distraction.