Entries by Sandro Tasso

Just Property

Just Property Newly re-designed and completely modernised house with all bedrooms en-suite, a large open plan double volume lounge, kitchen and entertaining area with fully opening stacking doors connecting to a very spacious under-cover terrace, gallery and pool area with its wooden deck. Location Franschhoek Client: Just Property

Bulumko and Shaylene engagement photo shoot

Bulumko hired me to catch “the moment of the proposal” to Shaylene a genuine photo of the moment … Engagement photo shoot at La Petit Ferme in the valley of Franschhoek  surrounded by vineyards with a spectacular mountain backdrop, breath-taking views of the undulating countryside and an atmosphere of complete tranquility. Congratulations to Bulumko and Shaylene and all the best for […]

The Chocolate Block 2017

The Chocolate Block 2017 Syrah 64% Grenache 14% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Viogner 1% Total barrels 2057 The quest to understand the name of this wine and the wine itself is now the stuff of legend – While we are not about to reveal all, we can say that the style of the wine is a […]

Cape Wine 2018

Cape Wine 2018 Ormonde stand at Cape Wine 2018 South Africa’s biggest wine platform. Ormonde Private Cellar is situated on the West Coast of South Africa, where the rugged Darling hills roll and fall along the contours of a ancient granite intrusion. These molten rocks, forced from the earth to 300m above sea level, guard the Atlantic […]

Boekenhoutskloof Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon

Boekenhoutskloof Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon A refined, complex nose offers aromas of cassis, dark berry fruit, pencil shavings and whiffs of spicy tobacco. Fine-grained powdery tannins are juxtaposed against both black and red berry fruit, hints of thyme and graphite and a vibrant acidity on the midpalate. The wine is lithe and multi-layered with exceptional balance, […]

The Boekenhoutskloof Syrah

The Boekenhoutskloof Syrah is sourced from three different sites. We acquired two new properties in the Swartland (Porseleinberg and Goldmine) a few years ago for its unique terroir of rocky bedrock and decomposed mica schist soils. These vineyards contribute to a substantial amount of our current bottling, although the original Wellington vineyard still contributes roughly […]

Essay Wines

Essay Wines “Essay” refers to the popular abbreviation for South Africa (SA) as well as implying an “assemblage” or blending of things to create a whole greater than its parts. ESSAY WINES consists of 2 blended wines produced in a Mediterranean style representing what we believe to be the best from our area, the Agter-Paarl. […]