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Pieter Walser from Blank Bottle on the stories behind some of our favourite wines

Winemakers don't come much more creatively brilliant than the genius that is Pieter Walser. He's the sort of man that's had more fantastic ideas before breakfast than we manage in a whole week and that talent shines through in his wines. Each comes with a story often as captivating as they are mystifying so we've asked him to record a few to give you an insight into the magic behind the vino!
Pieter Walser from Blank Bottle on the stories behind some of our favourite wines

Adi on Wine

As far as we know, no one has yet produced a vaccine to protect against Adi Badenhorst. So contagious is his lust for life that you can't help but be infected by it, whether it means you find yourself bundled into the back of his Silverado and taken on a bone-rattling tour of his vineyards or dragged into his cellar to lend a hand with the blending. While this pesky global pandemic is stopping us from being there in person we couldn't resist sharing these fantastic videos from the man himself.
Adi on Wine

The Best Openers

No no no, I’m not talking about my smoothest chat up lines...
The Best Openers

Albarino Explained

Albarino Explained

Old World – New World

Old World – New World

Wonders with Walser

April 2018 saw we Swiggers travel deep down into the jungle of Cape Town to meet, greet and sip accordingly, with what I would call celebrities...
Wonders with Walser

From the Archive: A few simple ideas to enhance your wine drinking experience

Wine is a performer and it merits a little respect. Violinists tend not to play in mittens and ballerinas don’t perform in hob-nailed boots ... 
From the Archive: A few simple ideas to enhance your wine drinking experience

Swigged: Watch out! There’s a wine pervert in your neighbourhood

I’m a wine pervert. As I walk to work in the morning, while you may still be in your dressing-gown, I like to peer into your recycling bins ...
Swigged: Watch out! There’s a wine pervert in your neighbourhood

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