Who makes S.A.s best box wine? The Box Wine Awards 2011
On the 24th of November, the good folks from Spit or Swallow hosted the annual Box Wine Awards on the rooftop of the Penthouse on Long in Cape Town. The Magnum PI dress code meant that we all arrived with our most colourful Hawaiian shirts and impressive moustaches (in aid of Movember) to conduct an in-depth investigation on who makes S.A.’s best box wine…
The task seemed simple enough: Taste 39 boxes of wine and scoring each wine out of 10. However this task soon became a challenge as palate fatigue started to set in half way through the tasting. Some of the wines were truly shocking, some interesting (referring to the “baba doek” comment made by Batonage), while others were not bad at all.
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