Excitement bubbles over as the eager new intern arrives at 06:30am, a whole 30 minutes prior to her actual clock-in time. This lasts for about a week; after the second week you’ll be missing your Mo…Read Article
Consumer wine preference is an oft-studied topic, as understanding wine preference is paramount in determining how to market and sell any given wine. It can also help wine marketers not only observe…Read Article
This has often been slurred after one to many glasses of Chardonnay has been gulped down or heard whilst serving a guest who for the fifth time has not heard you explain that you’ve served them a 20…Read Article
Q When and where were you born ?
“I was born at Lady Frere in the Eastern Cape on 1st March 1875.”
Q Where did you study ?
“ I have no formal education in winemaking but started i…Read Article
Winemakers add bentonite to prevent protein haze in white wines. Although this treatment reaches its goal, it also leads to volume losses and sometimes a decrease in wine quality. The question is: are…Read Article
You may imagine walking through the vineyards in the early morning light, picking a plump grape off a bunch , looking at its colour, admiring its bloom, pinching it slightly to see how easily the pulp…Read Article
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Get up-close and personal with everyone's favourite enemy: Brettanomyces in this extensive 2 part and highly-i...Read Article