Category: Focus/Fokus

A meal without wine ...

Ordering wine in a restaurant can be an intimidating and potentially embarrassing experience, akin to the fear of being chosen last for a pick-up cricket game or not being asked to dance at the varsity “sokkie”. An informative wine list will tell you the type of wine, the producer of the wine, where …

The Vineyards of Prague

When we flew into Václav Havel Airport outside Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, at the end of August, we were looking forward to discovering the City of a Hundred Spires, a UNESCO monument and apparent

We’ve had a relationship with wine for several millennia … and counting. This relationship has been documented in a number of ways, but so much has been lost to the ravages of time. Gaps in history leave wine culture open to interpretation, but with the dawn of modern media, things have changed. Whe …