Nabygelegen, I Do Love The Smell Of Merlot In The Morning!

Now that you have your accommodation resolved and there’s no need to drive, I can tell you with the lick of my lips that Nabygelegen Wine Estate offers a wonderful selection of wines for tasting.

The day I visited they were bottling their Merlot, a favorite of mine. It was 09h00 in the morning, yet I happily accepted a glass of red from James McKenzie – owner and winemaker – and lingered for a chat as I familiarized myself with the uniqueness of this particular Harvest.

Life in the country has many perks, but it’s the people and their passion that makes it magical. I breathed in the musty aromas of the oak barrels, marveled at their alchemy and was pleased. As would you be …

Click here for a list of Nabygelegen’s wines, tasting notes and more. Wellington beckons.

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