Category Archives: Rose Wines

Wine tasting at Spier Wine Farm

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It was a real delight to sit down with Jacques Erasmus, Spier’s talented white wine maker, beneath the imposing Heath Nash chandelier — made from 334 recycled Spier wine bottles and weighing 370kgs — which hangs above the tasting area of the Wine Farm in Stellenbosch. (more…)

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Wine tasting at The Brampton Wine Studio

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Cape Town Series: The Brampton Wine Studio, set in the elegant town of Stellenbosch in the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands, captures the vitality of the popular wine range full of appealing offerings – and a few surprises. (more…)

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Do you have a question about wine?

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Swahili Coast Foodie looks forward to meeting readers from Dar es Salaam at the city’s 11th wine festival. To mark the occasion you are invited to send me your questions about the world of wine for a special Q and A series in the coming weeks. (more…)

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The Art of Winemaking at Plaisir de Merle

comp 1Cape Town Series: As the 11th Dar Wine Festival approaches it’s a perfect time to get an exclusive expert insight into how grapes are transformed into award-winning vino by acclaimed wine maker Niel Bester at Plaisir de Merle. (more…)

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Wine Tasting and Jazz Evening at Akemi, March 2016

mainIn March, Akemi ̶ Dar es Salaam’s only revolving restaurant ̶ staged the first of its increasingly popular wine tasting and jazz events for 2016. (more…)

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