Tim James on wine

Café culture


Café culture

It seemed time to offer winelands scandal, or at least gossip, but it’s all too dubious, slanderous or dreary, so I’ve settled for the next best thing: pinotage. The next worst thing, for some: there are those who indeed find our national grape dramatic – but just can’t decide whether it’s a tragedy or a farce. A past scandal, of course, was when Vergelegen winemaker André van Rensburg pronounced pinotage “as untenable as child rape”. He’s still not much of a fan.

Like to see more ?


Subscribe to our on-line edition !

For a mere R305.00 per year you get the convenience of our online version including:
  • Twelve monthly issues of Noseweek delivered to your browser
  • A searchable archive
  • Access to every back issue since 1993 !
  • A downloadable PDF version

If it’s just the article you are after, you can purchase it by clicking here.

Tempted ?


For a taste of what awaits you, you are welcome to browse this free issue.

Share this article:

Reader's comments

Like to add your own comment ? Please click here to subscribe - OR -

Disclaimer

While every reasonable effort is taken to ensure the accuracy and soundness of the contents of this publication, neither the authors nor the publishers of this website bear any responsibility for the consequences of any actions based on the information contained therein.