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by | Oct 24, 2018

What to Pair with La Vierge Wines

Wine is often perceived as a fussy thing, but it doesn't have to be. Sure, different flavors may go better with different foods, but in the end everyone's palate is different, and there's no reason you need to be a sommelier-in-training to order a decent...

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4 Tips for developing your wine tasting palate

  In this article we will cover 4 basic steps to tasting wine and developing your palate at the same time. The following wine tasting tips are practiced by sommeliers to refine their palates and sharpen their ability to recall wines. The steps are actually...

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Winter Wines

  Winter is right around our corner so when you feeling the chill in your bones, reach for the right wine to warm you up!   We all know we move a little slower in the winter which is why its a great time to kick back by the fire place, enjoy some wintery...

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Summer reds… Wine not?

After years in the wine trade I am still amazed at the spike in red wine sales the moment that first winter rain drop hits the roof. So we decided to dedicate this article to those red beauties that work perfectly all year around. I will take it even one step further...

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Pairing our wines this Christmas

For some reason, around this time of year, we all become primal carnivores with various types of roast meat dishes. Some family's prefer traditional turkey lunch while others go for a more meatier rib roast. Which ever roast you choose, choosing a wine to pair...

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La Vierge Summer Wines

"Summer holidays are upon us and the time for picnics and enjoying days out on the beautiful beaches along our coast are just around the corner. "   With the season changing, so does our desire for wine, we look towards a more refreshing, coastal fruit...

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Sole Fillets in a Herb & Wine Sauce

A simple dry white wine and herb spiked cream sauce is incredibly delicious over tender, flaky pieces of fresh fish ... in this case we will be using two fresh sole fillets.   Ingredients: 2 medium tomatoes 3 tablespoons butter 2 large shallots, thinly sliced 2/3...

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La Vierge Wines Win 4 Veritas Awards

As the longest running and biggest competition in South Africa, the Veritas Awards has earned its reputation as one of South Africa’s most authoritative and credible competitions for market ready wines and is backed by a stringent judging system. Each year, wine...

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