THE NEW ‘NEW WORLD’: AN INTERVIEW WITH ROLLO GABB OF JOURNEY’S END

In 2006, Rollo Gabb produced his first barrel of Destination Chardonnay. It was the only barrel that year: ‘That’s why I called it Destination; I was either destined to sink or swim. So, I kicked off with the one barrel and off we went.’ There might never have been a Nemo moment for Rollo. ‘I could have taken the option of sitting on my arse … Continue reading THE NEW ‘NEW WORLD’: AN INTERVIEW WITH ROLLO GABB OF JOURNEY’S END

SOUTH AFRICA’S PROUD PIONEERS: KWV

I’ve heard many a time that the easiest way is rarely the best way; the best grapes come from vines that struggle. You can take that and make it an analogy for lots of things, but I think it’s a rather direct analogy for the South African wine industry. There has been struggle, there has been challenge and there has been fight – but now, … Continue reading SOUTH AFRICA’S PROUD PIONEERS: KWV