South African Easter Crossword

As you have a lovely long weekend ahead of you, we thought you’d like to put your feet up and challenge yourself with our Easter Crossword. Simply print off this page and image, complete the crossword below and send your answers in to us, along with your email address, first name, surname, postal address and telephone number by 10th April 2015. You could win one of six bottles of wine. Terms...

Cellar Note: 1999 Summus

Cellar Note: 1999 Summus ~ The venerable Poggio Alle Mura Castle, home to Castello Banfi ~ Ah, the Cellar Note….Every time someone asks the question: “Why do you like wine so much, why do you save wines for so long?” the answer almost always is very simple – Wine is special. Nowhere in the world does a simple beverage transcend it’s purpose as a libation more than wine....

Some Rain And Colder Temperatures But No Risk Of Freezing in Montalcino

Some Rain And Colder Temperatures But No Risk Of Freezing in Montalcino Yesterday, suddenly, the sky became dark and a few millimeters of rain fell.It was very little rain considering how dark the sky was.On the Mt. Amiata, snow fell and the temperatures descended in a significant manner.The inclement weather, with wind and gelid air coming from the east, for the moment has brought a lowering of...