If you look on iamold.com you will see a map of old vines in the Western Cape. This map is not small, and what it shows should not be seen as a minor detail; it describes an antiquated viticultural la…Read Article
By Erika Szymanski - The Wineoscope
Gut reaction: Viruses cause disease. Disease is bad. Viruses are bad.
Gut reaction muted by a lot of recent genetics research: Viral DNA seems to be embedded…Read Article
Q. Where were you born ?
“I was born in Cape Town. On 17th August 1984. I did my schooling at Bishops.”
Q. How come Cape Town when the family lived in Robertson ?
“Not really su…Read Article
The most common wine related advice that I get asked by my friends and people that come to realise that I have wine knowledge is how to identify different cultivars of wine. What is the difference bet…Read Article
By: Denise M. Gardner, Enology Extension Associate
Most likely, all of the wines from the 2016 vintage are happily settling away in tank or barrel at this point. After such a busy time, his leave…Read Article
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