Defending Blends

Tim James, wine journalist and author of Wines of the New South Africa:  Tradition and Revolution, recently introduced his list of fine red blends to an audience of Hermanus FynArts attendees.  The tasting got going with observations about the many white and red blends available in South Africa and the great skills local winemakers apply to excel at producing good… Read More Defending Blends

Why I♥Hermanus #6

What’s not to love about all the great wines produced in Hermanus and the surrounding vineyards? Amongst the many varietals available is my favourite – the fickle yet highly prized Pinot Noir.  Access to the quality Pinot Noirs is one of the reasons why I love living in Hermanus. Hamilton Russell Vineyards planted vines almost forty years ago and initiated… Read More Why I♥Hermanus #6

Five non-alcoholic stocking fillers on the Hermanus Wine Route

This time of year the Hermanus Wine Route is dazzled by visitors looking for good times while sipping fine wines.There is no shortage of quality wines and the different wineries offers a variety of activities to enjoy with their wines.  The cellars also cater for that once-a-year-shopping frenzy by stocking gifts that will not be poured and consumed… Read More Five non-alcoholic stocking fillers on the Hermanus Wine Route