SOMMELIER + HIS & HER OPINIONS

OakVilla Wine Cellar Shenanigans​

Navigating our way through seriously good wine and food.  Each bottle entering the OakVilla Cellar will be firstly reviewed by a professional sommelier from our local wine hero @Harperwells. Secondly a review by the Lord of the Cellar followed by a review by the Lady of the Cellar. Our opinions are our own and we hope that they will add a splash of excitement to navigating your own way through our Cellar.

GIN DISTILLERY + RESTAURANT + WINE CELLAR = OAKVILLA

It wouldn’t be appropriate to start this sentence with a hiccup nor would it be decent to slur our words as we type.  We originally narrowed the OakVilla Cellar selection down to 11 bottles from the Sunny South Africa, 7 from Australia, 7 from Chile, 2 from Argentina, 3 from the USA, 19 from France, 9 from Spain, 14 from Italy, 3 from New Zealand and 1 German.  That is a staggering lineup of 76 varieties of wines within the OakVilla wine Cellar.  The Cellar however keeps on growing and we have now added a range of dessert wines.

Hiccup.  

 Keep an eye on the Blog for the three way tasting notes (His, hers and the Sommeliers).

Coterie by Wildeberg Cabernet Franc Malbec, Coastal Region 2019

Coterie by Wildeberg Cabernet Franc Malbec, Coastal Region 2019

A Coterie is a small group with shared tastes and interests.   Wildeberg’s rationale is to source the finest vineyards available...

by lindih17th May 2021
Domaine de la Motte Chablis 2019

Domaine de la Motte Chablis 2019

Shaun poured a glass of Domaine de la Motte Chablis for me with a smile that would have made the...

by lindih124th April 2021
Cline Cellar Viognier 2019

Cline Cellar Viognier 2019

It’s thought the Romans took Viognier to the Rhône 1700 years ago yet, as recently as the 1980’s, there were...

by lindih120th April 2021
Les Volets Pinot Noir, Pays de la Haute Vallée de l’Aude 2019

Les Volets Pinot Noir, Pays de la Haute Vallée de l’Aude 2019

The name comes from the river Aude which rises in the Pyrenees mountains and cuts through the vineyards and the...

by oakvilladistillery12th April 2021
Cuvée Papale Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Cuvée Papale Chateauneuf-du-Pape

A very bizare law that prohibits flying over, landing, or taking off of flying saucers remain in place for just...

by lindih17th April 2021
False Bay ‘Whole Bunch’ Cinsault Mourvèdre Rosé

False Bay ‘Whole Bunch’ Cinsault Mourvèdre Rosé

False Bay Rosé is made by Waterkloof's talented young Cellar Master Nadia Barnard.  Nadia studied a Bachelor of Science in...

by lindih12nd April 2021
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