Spice Route Wines launches its iconic Amos Block Perpetual Reserve

Spice Route The Amos Block Perpetual Reserve I love sherry and sherry style wines.  Having visited Jerez in Spain as long ago as 1968, having been captivated by Sherry, I was so thrilled to read about this new wine from Klein Amoskuil Farm in the Swartland. The Klein Amoskuil’s Sauvignon Blanc vineyard is the oldest

Spice Route Chakalaka 2014 & Tracy Foulkes’s Cassoulet with Lamb & Rosemary Sausage Toulouse Saucisson & Crunchy Breadcrumbs – 05.05.2017

Spice Route Chakalaka 2014 Chakalaka is a Zulu word which we have taken to name a rich and spicy sauce. It is also the Spice Route Chakalaka’s name – a rich and spicy blend of 41% Syrah, 17% Carignan, 15% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache Noir, 10% Petite Sirah [no relation to Shiraz] and 7% Tannat. Charl

Spice Route Wines shine at The 2017 National Wine Challenge

Charl du Plessis Spice Route Winemaker with assistant-winemaker Licia Solomons Spice Route Wines has once again performed exceptionally well at the National Wine Challenge awards, with five of its wines receiving top honours. The premier awards event, now in its seventh successful year, was held on 26 April 2017 in Cape Town and played host

Spice Route Wines – I talk to Charl du Plessis, Winemaker…

Charl du Plessis, winemaker of Spice Route Wines I said recently in a piece that I wrote, I would happily drink any wine from Spice Route, just friendly wines and perfect food partners. Charl du Plessis has been winemaker for Spice Route for the past 15 years.  I wanted to get to know him better.

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2015 & Justine Wall’s Quarter Lamb Bunny – 21.04.2017

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2015 There are wineries where each and every one of the wines, I would drink happily and enjoy to the full.  For me, Spice Route is one of those. Spice Route Wine started when Charles Back bought an old tobacco farm near Malmesbury, which interestingly has the oldest Sauvignon Blanc vineyard