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In The Vineyard With...

In depth conversations with leading figures in the world of wine. On location in their wineries, Wine bars, Vineyards and Tasting rooms.

Jul 9, 2020

The second part of our Greek wine odyssey- Naoussa! Greece’s most important red wine region.

The land of Xinomavro . Green hills, sleepy villages, a patchwork of old vineyards growing this unique northern Greek grape.

In this conversation, I hosted Stelios Boutaris, CEO of Kir-Yianni, one of the most important...


Jul 2, 2020

The first leg of our Greek Wine Odyssey! On Wednesday 1st of July, our journey began in the northern Greek regions of Goumenissa and Amyndeo, in Macedonia.

Laurens Hartman (Domaine Karanika) and Chloi Chatzivariti (Ktima Chatzivariti) shared their passion for these regions with...


Jun 19, 2020

In this session,  I hosted Cathy Van Zyl MW, Christo Le Riche, Cellar Master at Le Riche Wines and Chairman of the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective and Alastair Rimmer, Cellar Master at Kleine Zalze winery.

We discussed the intricate details of the Stellenbosch Vineyards. Their complex geology, topography, soils,...


Jun 11, 2020

Caroline Gilby MW

Caroline Gilby MW is the world’s highest authority on Eastern European wines. In this interactive discussion, Caroline took us through the region’s turbulent past, from pre-communism wines to the exciting present day. We heard about the major grape varieties, the complex and diverse topography, the vineyard areas,...


Jun 5, 2020

The Leafroll virus is a global issue and a hot topic amongst winemakers and Viticulturalists all over the world.

In this discussion, my Co-Host, Cathy Van Zyl MW and myself, hosted Professor Gerhard Pietersen from the Stellenbosch University and Aidan Morton from The Takora Wine Estate for an informative, up to date...