another month of Vin-atics draws to a close! This month, sponsors KWV gave us
their newly renamed and re-labelled Classic Collection – a range of wines
offering bang-on flavours at extremely good prices.
the wine trade gives you amazing opportunities to try incredible wines both
from South Africa and overseas, and it is all too easy to get carried away and
think that you live in a world where everything is Grand Cru, five stars and
Actually the reality is that you also spend quite a bit of time
tasting wines which aren’t worthy of the name; wine which are badly-made,
unbalanced, pretentious and just plain crap. So hand-on-heart honesty here – I
truly appreciate ranges of wines like the Classic Collection which shoot
straight down the middle and are absolutely correct, well-priced and tasty.
Thanks KWV – it’s good to know you’re there!
The Unprintable Dinner!
Blue One’! Boy did we have fun! Unfortunately, we are completely unable to give
you too many details for fear of getting blocked by all your servers and never
hearing from you all again. It was almost scary to see the enthusiasm with
which our guests hurled themselves into the ‘my terrible drunken story is worse
than yours’ competition which sprang up entirely unannounced. If you want to
read what can be read and/or see pictures of the utterly divine food, then
Can you do better?
If not in
food and wine terms, then how about some better drunken stories?! Yes, it’s
your turn again to buy a bottle or two of KWV’s Classic Collection wines, pick
a couple of Chef Caro’s amazing dishes, have a few friends over and enjoy an
evening of good food and good wine. For details of the food and wine matches,
click here. We’ve got a case of these
lovely wines up for grabs to the person who makes us laugh the most.
Email your entries to email@example.com or post them on your blog and send
us the link.