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Archive: Nov 2011

The Chocolate Block 2010

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BOTTLE PRICE = £17.95 / CASE PRICE = £16.16 CASE = 12 BOTTLES *** The quest to understand the name of this wine and the wine itself is now the stuff of legend – While Boekenhoutskloof are not about to reveal all, we can say that the style of the wine is a reflection of […]

Boekenhoutskloof, The Story of The Seven Chairs

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Boekenhout is an indigenous Cape Beech tree greatly prized for making fine furniture. The Boekenhoutskloof label features seven chairs; amongst them the country-style split splat chair made in the neo-classical style with a shouldered top rail and thonged seat from the late 18th century. Then there’s the Sandveld chair that has two back rails and […]