Tag Archives: wine

LITTLE OLD WINE FARMER ME

A fantasy . . . When I took over Dorsfontein I didn’t know much about wine, and even less about farming. But I knew a bit about people and economics . . . Dorsfontein produced some highly rated wines, but … Continue reading

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Saving time

I am probably not the right person to give anyone advice on how to save time. I come from a family of dreamers, dawdlers and procrastinators. But, amongst this bunch there were some skilled craftsmen, artists, musicians, and warriors. And … Continue reading

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Cape of Storms and Superlatives (5)

Clever contributors to local talk radio have said that the reason why Chapman’s Peak Drive is still closed is that the company running the show is paid just as much whether the drive is open or closed. So the lazy … Continue reading

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Day of good wool

Yesterday, friends Mike and Patty arranged for Ant and me to join them for Christmas lunch under the magnificent trees of the Tokai Arboretum, with catering by the tearoom there, Lister’s.  Midsummer in Cape Town can be hot, but this … Continue reading

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