Monthly Archives: August 2015

Die Vine Intervention: No.5 and Die Bartho from Hermanuspietersfontein

One of the Cape’s finest palates Michael Olivier has chosen two whites from the tongue-twisting Hermanuspietersfontein for our latest podcast tasting.

They are No.5 Sauvignon Blanc 2013 and Die Bartho 2012.

John Fraser is joined in Jo’burg by RJ van Spaandonk from the Core Group, Barclays’ Chris Gilmour and branding consultant Jeremy Sampson.

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Die Vine Intervention: Bouchard Finlayson’s Galpin Peak and Hannibal

Two classic reds from Bouchard Finlayson have been chosen by food and wine guru Michael Olivier for our latest podcast tasting. They are the 2012 Galpin Peak Pinot Noir and the 2013 Hannibal.

John Fraser is joined in Jo’burg by the brander with candour Jeremy Sampson, the Core Group’s RJ van Spaandonk, Barclays’ Chris Gilmour and IT expert Malcolm MacDonald.

The panel also discusses the merits of cellaring wine over time.

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Die Vine Intervention: De Wetshof ‘Nature in Concert’ Pinot Noir and ‘The Site’ Chardonnay

Michael Olivier introduces two South African wines made from the noble grapes of Burgundy. They are the 2013 ‘The Site’ Chardonnay and the 2010 ‘Nature in Concert’ Pinot Noir, both from De Wetshof.

John Fraser is joined in Jo’burg by the Core Group’s RJ van Spaandonk, Barclays’ Chris Gilmour, branding consultant Jeremy Sampson, and IT superstar Malcolm MacDonald.

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