Friday, October 23, 2020

This Week’s MENU. De Kelders weekend, Keermont tasting

As the sun sets over Walker Bay, it paints a yellow brick road in the water

Slowly, slowly, things appear to be returning to what we previously regarded as normal. We have spent a weekend away from home for the first time since Lock down started and we have enjoyed an actual, live wine tasting with real people. But we must still  be careful; it appears that too many people, here and in other countries are beginning to behave as though the danger is passed and infection numbers are starting to climb again. Please be careful; we are lucky to enjoy minimal restrictions and we don’t want the world to close in around us again. Here are our stories for this week; we hop that you’ll like them

 Early Summer escape to De Kelders

An invitation from friends to spend a long weekend at De Kelders could not be refused. We hadn't been away from our house since February and a change of scene is so beneficial. We recommend it if you are feeling housebound. The weather when we arrived on Friday was perfect. Read on…

Tasting Keermont Single Vineyard Series wines

Something from the past happened this week, another reminder of normality; we were invited to a tasting of Keermont wines at their Cape Town venue in upper Kloof Street. The farm is nestled high up in a naturally-formed amphitheatre between the Helderberg and Stellenbosch mountain ranges, with spectacular views. Definitely worth a visit. During lock down they have concentrated on their export business and are now back in the South African trade, working hard and succeeding. Read on…

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