A little cool and cloudy, but this was a day of wine tasting so who cared about the weather. Hard work but someone has to do it. The problem is they don't just pour a swallow for each taste but half a glass. Andre says we should be prepared for about 18 to 20 of these "samples". Four wineries on our tour today - Ernie Els, Blaauwklippen, Grand Provence, La Motte. Yes, that is the winery of golfing's Ernie Els. Lots of photos of his tournament wins and the...
Lorne & Phyllis - South Africa
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From Arniston we took an inland route through more wheat fields before heading back to the coast at Hermanus. The Southern Right Whale winters here where females give birth and raise the young until they are ready to begin the trek back to Antarctica for the southern summer. Whale season is June to October but even outside of those months, it is a very attractive town and has developed a year-round tourist industry. Leaving Hermanus, we began heading inlan...