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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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 425 more links to previous articles please

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