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Bellingham’s handy hints to enjoying wine in a restaurant

Do you feel foolish when ordering wine in a restaurant? When it comes to wine lists, sommeliers and the wine tasting ritual, it can be intimidating for the uninitiated. The reasons behind the performance are actually quite sensible and might assist you in appearing the consummate connoisseur. What is a sommelier?A Sommelier is a specialised […]

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Bellingham Pinopasso – The Grill Master’s Secret Weapon

The key to a great grilling wine is not only one that will pair with your menu, but also a wine that you can sip and savor with friends while you admire each others grilling prowess and knowledge. And with the unofficial kick-off of grilling season coming with Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got your secret […]

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Bellingham strikes Gold

Bellingham The Bernard series Organic Syrah 2012 won a major International Shiraz competition last week by being awarded a Gold medal in the Syrah du Monde competition. This award is very special and to get the International recognition is wonderful. This places Bellingham  alongside the best in the world. We were the first winery to […]

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A Win for the Bernard Series Wine

Wine Review: 2004 Bellingham Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc, Coastal Region, South Africa Here in the United States Chenin Blanc does not make it onto the dinner table as often as it should. Wish I knew why that is? It can’t be they are too expensive or are not high enough in quality […]

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Bellingham gets reviewed by grape goddess

Reviews from Catherine Fallis, aka grape goddess (the 5th woman in the world to become a Master Sommelier) – “Wine scholar, expert judge, consultant, and writer.” bringing wine down to earth. 2015 Boschendal The Rose Garden Rose Coastal Region,  South Africa  89 Points – Mid-weight, fresh and sweet-tart with notes of lemon meringue pie, peach, strawberry, dried oregano, sage, and […]

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The Bernard Small Barrel S.M.V. gets a great review from Meridith May!

Meridith May has reviewed the Bellingham 2011 The Bernard Series Small Barrel S.M.V. with a final score of 92 points that will appear in The Tasting Panel magazine early next month.  Her review is as follows: Bellingham 2011 The Bernard Series Small Barrel S.M.V, Paarl, South Africa ($35) Lavender creaminess reveals the mystery behind this […]

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Bellingham’s focus on Shiraz as varietal reaps the rewards

Reaffirming its position as one of SA’s leading Shiraz producers – in fact the first in the country to produce Shiraz – Bellingham’s The Bernard Series Small Barrel SMV 2013 was selected as one of the Top 4 in the Shiraz blend categories at the 2015 Shiraz SA Wine Challenge. The BernardSeries Basket Press Syrah […]

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