Wednesday, August 22, 2012

DGB Trade tasting at the Portswood

Lynne with Pieter Ferreira, Graham Beck cellarmaster, and Miranda Rieker of DGB, enjoying the Brut Zero MCC
The Boschendal bubbly girls gave us a very cheerful welcome
Lynne and Maryna Strachan (Wine Extra Editor)
Lizelle Gerber, who makes Boschendal's white wines
Quiet music to set a civilised tone...
A warm and friendly environment
Someone put in a lot of effort: an old-time shop created to give atmosphere
Miranda Rieker, an elegant taster
Theola Conyers, Marketing manager for the entry level ranges - a most important portfolio
Graham Beck's winemaker, Erica Obermeyer and Marketing manager, Etienne Heyns
André van Rensburg pouring his Vergelegen Sauvignon blanc for Maroezka of Wine Concepts, Kloof St
and his DNA red blend for Kim Maxwell
Jacques Verdoes, DGB Financial Manager, using his phone to make a self portrait with Isabel Teubgs (DGB Bellingham - Insignia) and Hanna Robertson of DGB
David Brice (The Wine Cellar) with Stephan Joubert, Bellingham viticulturalist
Wine and food are natural companions and this was an excellent selection
Brad Gold, DGB International Marketing Manager, turned his corporate green tie into an elegant cravat
Some interesting translations at the Portswood
Photographs © John Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2012

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