Vineyard and Cellar

Yesterday we bickered our way to Cape Town and back.

Yesterday we bickered our way to Cape Town and back. My supervisor and I are unable to spend more than 2 minutes together in a car without World Bicker 3 breaking out. My driving proficiency has long been the subject of family and friend’s derision. It’s not just driving skill though it’s ‘my position in the road…… constant fidgeting……. parking …


How do you become an expert at making tea?

How do you become an expert at making tea?I am often asked (enough to warrant a comment) ‘do you know anything about growing grapes and making wine?’ The insinuation being that one has to be an expert or employ an expert before doing anything. A lot of new wine makers in SA (and elsewhere) are, like me, second career chaps. …


3 weeks is a long time in viticulture

Sunday, March 8, 2009 3 weeks is a long time in viticulture  It’s been a while. But – I’ve been too busy doing the project to have any time to write the thing up. Isn’t that the big problem with blogging and face-booking? They become an alternative to life. ‘What are you doing?’ ‘I’m doing my Face Book and ‘blog’ …






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