Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel 2016, the pioneering Methode Cap Classique, a ZA Confidential podcast…

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Methode Cap Classique Brut 2016

What a privilege to pop the cork of  this fine bubbly, the Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Methode Cap Classique Brut 2016, first ever in South Africa using the Champagne method of a second fermentation in the bottle. I was in at the very beginning, when Frans Malan was experimenting. His sons Francois, Vineyardist and Johan, Production Director, now follow in their father’s footsteps, still pioneering and making fine wine.

Johan Fraser, of ZA Confidential, presented the programme, Our team in the Studio was Debi van Flymen, a Cape Wine Master and Purveyor of Fine Wines, South Africa’s leading branding expert, Jeremy Sampson, Economist Chris Hart and Malcolm McDonald of Clientele. Malcolm kindly assisted with his technical expertise with the recordings.

The late, and much revered Frans Malan, the pioneer of MCC and his wife Liza

After the wine chats, John led a discussion into the way restaurant wine mark-ups can leave a nasty taste in the mouth.

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