Wine Wednesday: Chocolate Shiraz, Diemersfontein

Friends brought this over recently for a get-together at our place and I fell in love with its smooth finish and notes of dark chocolate and mulberry. It can be enjoyed perfectly by itself or with a nice lamb dish like these sticky asian lamb ribs we made!     I looked online and it…

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Wine Wednesday: Tranquille, Pierre Jourdan

My first Wine Wednesday post is dedicated to Tranquille,  a blend of 60% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Noir.  I have had the pleasure of visiting the Pierre Jourdan, Haute Cabriere vineyard in Franschoek on one of my recent trips to Cape Town.  They are well known for their MCC and Chardonnay-Pinot Noir range. Tranquille has…

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