FIRST PLATTER FIVE STAR ACCOLADE FOR ARCO LAARMAN FOCAL POINT WINES…

Arco Laarman and his Beagles Arco Laarman is one of those really talented wine makers who fly under the radar, and few will know of him. Having started as an apprentice winemaker at Kaapzicht Wine Estate in Stellenbosch under the tutelage of Danie Steytler, he moved on to Glen Carlou originally as Assistant to David

SOME REAL GEMS FROM BONNIEVALE WINERY, A CINSAULT ROSÉ, A CHENIN BLANC AND A CHARDONNAY…

Bonnievale Winery is producing some really exciting wines. Here are my views on their Cinsault Rosé, Chenin Blanc and a Chardonnay...

Kleine Zalze, our current wines this week…

Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Chardonnay Barrel Fermented 2016 Two recent arrivals from which we have had much pleasure this week. Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Chardonnay Barrel Fermented 2016 Kleine Zalze have produced fine wines for about 20 years.  I remember having their Gamay Noir on my wine list in the mid 1990s. The grapes for this