1. Alvarinho - a Truly Celebrated Wine!

    Alvarinho - a Truly Celebrated Wine!
    It's International Alvarinho Day on 2 August! And because Alvarinho is such a popular wine, each year the wine festival Fiesta del Albariño, takes place in Cambados, Spain! This year, the festival will run from 1 to 5 August. If you are unfamiliar with Alvarinho (also called Albariño), it is a light-bodied dry white wine grown mostly in Spain and Portugal. Best...
  2. New Arrival: Haute Cabriere Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017

    New Arrival: Haute Cabriere Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017
    Haute Cabriere's 2017 vintage of their very popular Chardonnay Pinot Noir has just arrived at Hard To Find Wines! "The 2017 vintage yielded grapes of outstanding quality, resulting in a beautiful balance of fruit and acidity." says Cellar Master Takuan von Arnim.   Cellar Master's Reflections The two noble Burgundian cultivars of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir form the cornerstone of Haute Cabrière’s wine...
  3. Food and Wine Pairing: Haute Cabrière Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017

    Food and Wine Pairing: Haute Cabrière Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017
    A big favourite at Hard to Find Wines HQ is Haute Cabrière’s Chardonnay Pinot Noir. Whilst it’s a perfect wine to drink on its own, Chardonnay Pinot Noir works very well with seafood. Here is the perfect complimentary recipe created by Haute Cabrière’s chefs Nic van Wyk and Westley Muller.   Grilled line fish with sauce vierge paired with Haute...
  4. La Couronne: the Crown of Franschhoek Part 2

    La Couronne: the Crown of Franschhoek Part 2
    In Part 1 of our La Couronne blog post last month, we explored the history behind La Couronne and looked at some of their award-winning wines. In this, Part 2, we learn more about their wine and winemaking. The Team behind the Wines La Couronne maintains a small, tight-knit team at the farm that are led by Owner, Francois Smith...

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