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Cape Town Series: The striking contemporary architecture of the Durbanville Hills winery tasting room is an inviting destination to sample their wine range. (more…)
It was real delight to meet winemaker Jaco Poitgeiter from Douglas Green Bellingham (DGB) group, one of the big players of the South African wine industry. DGB operates three winemaking facilities: at Boschendal, Franschhoek Cellars (for the Bellingham label) and in Wellington where they blend then bottle négociant wines (bought from various cooperative cellars) for Douglas Green, Tall Horse, The Beach House, Culemborg and Saints labels. My invite for the private wine tasting came from Meenal Kansara, marketing manager at Mohans Oysterbay Drinks Ltd, who import and distribute DGB wines in Tanzania.
Last month I joined fellow Dar wine lovers to meet iconic winemaker Ken Forrester for a special tasting of his wines at the magnificent Level 8 Bar of the Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam. (more…)