Tag: Viognier

Soaring Words from the Flying Winemaker

Who is the flying winemaker? Eddie McDougall is an award-winning winemaker, wine judge, columnist and host of the TV series The Flying Winemaker on Discovery Network’s TLC.  Through his show and through a combination of guerilla wine tasting events, innovative marketing & media promotion, wine…

Harvesting in a heatwave

On the umpteenth day of the heat wave in the Cape this label designing/blogging “Vaalie” tagged along with Jeremy Borg to find out first-hand the process of wine making from the vine to the bottle. The day got off to a rocky start with a…

Busy days – harvest 2013

We got through the last week-end of January without any mishaps. The cooling is working properly. Our Pinotage was cooled down from 26 degrees, the temperature the grapes arrived from the vineyard,  to about 17 C – just cool enough for the yeast to lag…