Archive for “September2015”

Big Wave Surfing in South Africa

Far from the safe shores of large scale production to sate the thirst of drinkers who neither know nor care what slips down their throats, are a growing and vociferous band of adventurers. Looking for pure adrenaline in vinous form. Forget New Wave South Africa – these guys have been honing their skills for some…

Villa Mon Rêve

Vincent Chansault the winemaker at Domaine Gayda told me he has been waiting 10 years to make this wine. But the dream in the name does not come from this delayed gratification, it is rather more poetic. The wine was named to honour the vignerons and villagers of La Livinière who have supported and helped them…