Monday, May 24, 2010

WHO would have guessed!?

What do you know, our Secateurs Red Blend is poplar food blogger Jamie Who's first Wine of the Week as he attempts to bring some excitement to Mondays.

Have a look and see what he has to say here!

Monday, May 17, 2010

We have been observed...

The Observer's brilliant new wine critic reveals the smartest buys for the brightest days. Our Secateurs Chenin made it onto the UK Observer's Top 20 summer wines for under £10.

Now we just wish it was summer in SA...

Read the online review and see the other 19 wines on the list by clicking here...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Our wines at Vino Pronto in Cape Town...

One thing we have always loved about Vino Pronto, the stunning little wine shop on Orange Street in Cape Town is the informative comments by the staff on ever wine. And naturally we were flattered to read the nice things they had to say about our wines... Snapped with a cellphone camera while browsing in the shop, this is what it says:

Secateurs Red:

Secateurs White:
AA Badenhorst Red:
AA Badenhorst White:

Monday, May 10, 2010

Child labour is fun in this family...

When we say family wines, we mean it. Here on Kalmoesfontein everyone gets involved. Samuel can already tell you witch wine is in which barrel and he played a key roll in making sure that there is an element of FUN in all our wines...

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

~A quinte essential mention~

Adi and his cousin are now crafting the most natural and un-mucked-about-with South African reds I have tasted in years.

Says Matthew Jukes.

Read more by clicking HERE!

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

To be called a hero... what an honour!

Dusan Jelic blogs about meeting Adi last year at the Cape Wine Academy!

I have to state that there is a certain 37 or so years old winemaker from Swartland that is a true Ambassador of Swartland in any vinous sense of the word. When drinking Adi’s wines from Swartland, it is easy to feel the beautiful minerality and complexity of the terroir of Malmesbury.

Read more here...