Natural Wine · South Africa · Wine · Writing

The Zoo Biscuits: A Group Of Winemakers (Not Children’s Cookies) Defining The New South Africa

In the February issue of Wine & Spirits Magazine, I have a piece about a group of micro-négociants (meaning, they purchase fruit instead of owning vineyards, but not at a massive scale) calling themselves the “Zoo Biscuits,” which is what South Africans call animal crackers. South Africa’s wine industry goes back to the 16th century, but it’s… Continue reading The Zoo Biscuits: A Group Of Winemakers (Not Children’s Cookies) Defining The New South Africa

South Africa · Wine · Women

A Young Importer Who’s Moving South African Wine Forward

Not sure if many of you know this but, before I wrote about wine and food, I was an aspiring anthropologist! Made it through a master’s and got reeeeeally close to going on to PhD. I would have one day maybe taught your kids about Levi-Strauss and cultural relativity! Instead, maybe I’ll teach them about… Continue reading A Young Importer Who’s Moving South African Wine Forward