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October 09

Date: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 Wine Tasting

Move over Beer Fest! October is now the month of wine festivals. Franschhoek Uncorked turned out to be a huge success, despite some bad weather. Robertson tried to take it slow on the river, but got flooded by people. Breedekloof went outdoors to accommodate the crowds . The Helderberg Festival sold 4000 tickets in the first 2 hours of the festival and received more than double the amount of visitors than the previous year. Tickets for Pinotage on Tap sold out days before the event. The winelands were truly buzzing with ...

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September 09

Date: Wed, Oct 28, 2009 Wine Tasting

Spring has spring and with that we kicked of the warmer season with WineX. Spit or Swallow invested some money in a stand at the Cape Town WineX and introduce the site to the wine drinkers out there. A lot of votes were cast over that period and it delivered a few surprises. It took us forever to calculate the votes, which came to 625 votes in total. Hence the late publishing. Seidelberg Congratulations to Seidelberg for winning their first gold medal. They must have stolen some hearts with their wide ...

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WhiteStickSips Blind Tasting

Date: Tue, Oct 27, 2009 Wine Tasting

A WhiteStickSips Event Join us every Tuesday evening at Chenin Restaurant and Wine Bar for the WhiteStickSips blind tasting. It’s free, it’s informal and it’s loads of fun. The blind tasting kicks of at 7pm and all you need to bring is a bottle of the required wine that will be tasted on that evening. Wine Program 6 October 2009: Any bottle of red 13 October 2009: Chenin Blanc 20 October 2009: Cape Blends 27 October 2009: Methode Cap Classique 1 December 2009: Shiraz This program will be update every Wednesday in order to keep everyone posted. P.S: You do ...

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Winex Wine Winners

Date: Sat, Oct 10, 2009 Wine Tasting

Spit or Swallow ran a competition at the Cape Town WineX in September. 3 Cases of Wines with Heart wine were up for grabs. The lucky draw took place at Heart HQ and the lucky winners are: Stephanie Strydom Nics de Witt Lynn Phillips Congratulations to a  the winners. Check you inbox to claim your price. Thanks to everyone that popped in at the Spit or Swallow WineX stand.

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Win a weekend away to the West Coast

Date: Sun, Sep 6, 2009 Wine Tasting

Listen to this: Drink wine and win. Sounds to good to be true, but it’s not! Competition Rules Review any 5 wine estates during the month of September and October and log your favourite wines at each estate and you can win a weekend away for 2 to Lamberts Bay. The price is worth R2900 and will include: a weekend (2 night) stay at the Muisbosskerm Honeymoon Cottage Breakfast and dinner at the legendary Muisbosskerm restaurant. A boat trip Please note that you will have to get there on your own steam. It’s +/-  3hrs from ...

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August 09

Date: Sun, Sep 6, 2009 Wine Tasting

One of Eric Clapton’s biggest selling LP’s to date is called August. No wonder the month had” Peace & Love” written all over it. The sun was shining and we all fell in love with the fact that spring has sprung early this year. The winelands were buzzing with people and these were the wine farms that received some love in return from the visitors. Vrede en Lust Eager to stop and do a tasting every time you pass this wine estate? Leaving there with a feeling of peace? They are ...

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