Mi Terruno Uvas 2017 Chardonnay

Mi Terruno Uvas 2017 ChardonnayIn August 2016 I partnered up with The Wine Gallery to start the Travelling Corkscrew Wine Club. I can’t believe it’s nearly been 3 years!

To be honest, when Tom first approached me to collaborate, I was extremely suss. Which I think is a good thing because I only want to share with you guys things I love. And you know what? It’s been one of the best blogger + brands collabs I’ve done because TWG is awesome! Yes, they have a great selection of wines but they are also extremely concerned with making their customers happy. Continue reading

The Winery Of Good Hope 2017 Bush Vine Chenin Blanc

It’s safe to say I’m slowly making my way through the South African wines that The Wine Gallery has on offer. I picked this Winery Of Good Hope 2017 Chenin Blanc for The TC Wine Club as SA Chenin’s are pretty darn good!

And while we’re talking about Chenin, check out my Guide to drinking Chenin Blanc here on the blog.

The Winery Of Good Hope 2017 Bush Vine Chenin BlancIt’s one of South Africa’s stand out varieties and is also the most widely planted grape variety according to Wikipedia stats. This one comes from the Stellenbosch wine region which has been high on my wine travel bucket list for sometime now. And not just because of the wine either, do a Google Image search and you’ll see why.
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Scali ‘Sirkel’ Pinotage

Scali 2016 ‘Sirkel’ PinotageYes, 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 Africa. See my last tasting note for more info on the Pinotage grape variety. Continue reading