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Well done Rats, beating VATS by 411 points to 263 … hopefully the beginning of another winning streak. Special kudos to Joanne Bender who was both the Top Novice and Top Taster of the evening! Thanks to Kevin Ryan for a excellent selection of wines which generally showed varietal character.[…] Read More →

Beaumont Challenge Past Years’ Winners

2010 – VATS Shiraz 2009 – Cellar Rats Shiraz 2008 – Cellar Rats Shiraz 2007 – VATS Shiraz 2006 – VATS Shiraz 2005 – Cellar Rats Pinotage 2004 – Cellar Rats Pinotage 2003 – Cellar Rats Pinotage 2002 – VATS Pinotage 2001 – Cellar Rats Pinotage 2000 – VATS Pinotage[…] Read More →

RATS-VATS: Past Years’ Winners

Tasting Notes: Solms Delta 16 July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Solms Delta Rodney Hill Prices include VAT & delivery Franschhoek, owned by Mark Solms. Part of the farm given to the farm workers. Farm sales directly benefit the farm community. Workers on the farm are personally involved in the wine making. History of[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Lourensford 14 July 2014

Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes Extra notes Lourensford Hannes Nel – Cellar master Special discount price given for orders on the night (listed here) Retail/cellar door price is between 10 – 30% higher. Owned by Christo Wiese in Somerset West. 5 – 8 degrees cooler than Stellenbosch. 130 hectares of[…] Read More →