Tag: South Africa

A moment with Constantia Glen’s Alexander Waibel

Fine wine specialist Adam Holden catches up with Constantia Glen’s Alexander Waibel to get a taste for their wines, and their winemaking philosophy.  It’s nine years since I made my first visit to Constantia Glen in South Africa’s Western Cape. They were quite new at the time. They made their first white in 2005, with […]

Braai season: piri-piri prawns

With schools out and restrictions lifting, barbecue season is firmly here. Inspired by the braais of South Africa, our Head Chef Stewart Turner offers a recipe for spicy prawns with a vibrant salsa, while we suggest what to sip while you stoke the flames Piri-piri (also spelt peri-peri) is a type of chilli that was […]

Liquid history: Vin de Constance

Simon Berry, our former Chairman, delves into the collections at No.3 to reveal the story behind one of our most remarkable bottles

Five reasons to fall for the Cape

Ask anyone in the wine trade which country excites them most and the answer will almost certainly be South Africa. The passion of its crowd of collaborative, inventive and supremely talented winemakers is infectious; but most importantly, the wines are great. Every bottle punches well above its weight – offering poise, precision and elegance, yet […]