Summer is really making its presence felt – it’s hot and dry in overdrive – especially if you find yourself in the Cape. All the more reason to stock up on wines that offer superlative refreshment and will chill the drought tensions somewhat. Bellingham’s Homestead Sauvignon Blanc hits this spot brilliantly. With soft melon, pear and citrus flavours, and a crisp, lingering finish, it offers the ultimate summer sipping. So too the Homestead Chardonnay – think creamy butterscotch balanced by fresh lemon and lime, perfect for a leisurely sunset picnic.
And on that note…looking for a special treat to impress your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Bellingham’s The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc. These grapes used to make this celebrated wine come from three expressive bush vine vineyards with an average age of 45 years. These low-yielding old vines produce grapes with tremendous depth of flavour and character. With its luminescent gold colour and rich layers of fleshy peach, passion fruit, honey melon, papaya and pineapple aromas, as well as a leesy complexity, it is the perfect match for an indulgent romantic meal