Old Mates 2019 Chenin Blanc – South Africa
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Old Mates 2019 Chenin Blanc – South Africa

Can you even BBQ without wine 😉 The suggested match for this wine is Roast Pork with Spiced Roast Apples (yum!) however we were having a barbie and I was really craving a Chenin Blanc. So I couldn’t resist cracking into this South African CB. A massive thanks to Good Pair Days who kindly sent…

Old Mates 2019 Chenin Blanc – South Africa
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Old Mates 2019 Chenin Blanc – South Africa

I love Chenin Blanc and I have Perth’s Swan Valley to thank for that. This one here is not from the Swan Valley, or even from Australia. It’s in fact from Stellenbosch in South Africa however it’s actually made by Aussie winemaker! Introducing Old Mates 2019 Chenin Blanc which Good Pair Days imports and has kindly sent…

Beyerskloof 2017 Pinotage
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Beyerskloof 2017 Pinotage

The Pinotage grape variety is synonymous with South Africa. It’s a cross between the grape varieties Pinot Noir and Cinsault however it’s incredibly unique in taste in my opinion. I received this bottle as a wonderful gift from Jose & Nelio from Copper & Oak Liquor Merchants in Perth. Thank you!! These guys have a…

Scali ‘Sirkel’ Pinotage
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Scali ‘Sirkel’ Pinotage

Yes, we did crack all of the last months The Travelling Corkscrew Wine Club bottles in the one night! Jeeze my parents drink like fish 😉 I even made South African Bunny Chow to go with the wines. Aka soak it all up I think. This Scali 2016 ‘Sirkel’ Pinotage comes from Paarl in South…

De Grendel Wines Rose
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De Grendel Wines Rose

Rosé made from 50% Pinotage and 50% Cab Sauv… say what?!? There was no doubt that I had to include this De Grendel 2017 Rosé in last months The TC Wine Club box, has anyone else tried it yet? Pinotage is South Africa’s signature grape variety. It’s a red grape and it’s a cross between the grapes Pinot…