Let me Introduce Myself

Posted on 24 October 2013

My career so far, from sheep farm to wine writing with a few diversions along the way. Continue Reading

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Tasting Notes

Neil Ellis Cabernet on the way to Greatness

Posted on 20 December 2016

    Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.   The label tells you a great deal about this wine – and indeed about the whole Neil Ellis range. There are no fancy pictures of ancestral homes, no bright pictures of animals or flowers; it’s just quietly confident, elegant and honest.   The fact that there [...] Continue Reading

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The View From My Rock

It’s Time to Discover the Spending Power of the Pensioners.

Posted on 16 February 2017

Advertisers seem to forget that the oldies are the ones with the most free money. There's a whole untapped (relatively) market out there. Continue Reading

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A Wry Look at The World of Wine

Posted on 15 July 2010

Want a good giggle? Enjoy reading David's take on the sometimes oh-so-pretentious world of wine. Continue Reading

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Delheim Launches the 2017 Vintage in Style

Posted on 10 January 2017

Book now for Delheim's annual Harvest Launch. Continue Reading

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The Wine Auction of the Year. Be seen There!

Posted on 13 December 2016

  Cape Wine Auction 2017 | 10 & 11 February 2017   Regarded as one of the most extraordinary international wine events to be held in South Africa, the Cape Wine Auction 2017 takes place in the beautiful Franschhoek Wine Valley on February 10 and 11. This is a rare chance to take part in [...] Continue Reading

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Mingle with Wine Legends and Score rare Wines

Posted on 10 December 2016

Book now for one of the Capoe's most glamorous wine events. Meet International wine legends and add rare wines to your collection. Continue Reading

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Stellenbosch Takes to the streets — and It’s Party Time!

Posted on 12 October 2016

16 November: It's become a tradition for Stellenbosch folk to take to the streets and enjoy great wines and fine foods in summer. Make a date to join them. Continue Reading

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Tavern of the Seas

Tavern of the Seas readers often ask for details of past issues. To make things easier (and to amuse you… or make you think) past columns will now appear here, roughly two days after they are first printed in the Cape Argus. Thanks to Independent Newspapers for allowing us to do this.

 Have 417 more links to previous articles please

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