Thursday, August 06, 2015

Morvino trade tasting at the Mount Nelson

This small trade tasting was held in the famous Ocean room at the Mount Nelson Hotel on Monday night and we had such fun catching up with the wines, and friends from wine farms we know and love.  This was accompanied by good canapés made by the Mount Nelson kitchen, they did  very good smoked salmon on melba toast and pulled pork rolls amongst others
Our beautiful Pink Lady, the Nellie - Cape Town's favourite name for the Five star Mount Nelson Hotel
A stand up tasting, with canapés floating past regularly
Bizoe, a new wine name for us, produces Henrietta, a Bordeaux style white blend which earned 4½ stars in the 2015 Platter
Louis Nel with his lady, Juané Profitt
Painted Wolf owner and winemaker Jeremy Borg with Mignon du Plessis of Pick n Pay
Dirk and Kirsten Roos from Mooiplaas in Bottelary, Dirk is now assistant winemaker with Louis Roos and they are also the talented cooks and organisers of their Langtafel lunches
Blaauwklippen showed not only their great selection of wines, including a reserve Zinfandel but two very excellent brandies
And their witty dessert wine called Before and After
Raymond Noppé CWM & winemaker Reg Holder from Delheim talking about their wines
© John & Lynne Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2015
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