#NWTW Week 10: Tannat From Argentina

The famous Argentinian red?  It’s Malbec isn’t it?!  Of course it is, especially if any one of us lives anywhere near an Argentinian restaurant the wine list will be chock full of them.  Maybe somewhere in there there’s going to be the odd Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Shiraz skulking about, but the chances of two …

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#NWTW Week 8: An Intro Into Pinotage

Pinotage can justifiably stick its hand up as being the red grape of South Africa.  Don’t get me wrong, Bordeaux varieties such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, and Rhone varieties like Syrah have bigger plantings throughout the vineyards, but these are the international varieties. Pinotage is South African.  It was developed here, it’s nearly exclusively …

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