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Kim Drake

Wine Curator

“When a winemaker gets the wine right, it is pure joy, like sipping a wonderfully painted artwork from the Louvre.” These are the words of Kim Drake, Londolozi’s Procurement Manager turned part-time Sommelier. Kim’s love of wine first started developing in 2010, shortly ...

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on Introducing our Latest Londolozi Wine – The Morning Sun

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Marinda Drake
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Lovely blog Kim. Great history behind the wine. The blend sounds awesome. Cant wait to try it.

Kim Drake
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Thanks Marinda, sure you’ll experience it soon!

Nikki Friedman
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Kim you write beautifully!

Thank you for putting together such a beautiful piece about the wine and our farm.

Kim Drake
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Thanks Nikki, always easy when both the farm and wine are lovely!

Kate Collins
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A beautiful piece, can’t wait to try this one Kim.

Kim Drake
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Thanks Kate, it is such a lovely wine as well, we’ll drink it soon!

Maryke Wasserman
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While ready your post, my thoughts drifted away to the last time I attended a wine paring. It then occurred to me that the pairing usually is made with meat. Do you know if there can be pairings with vegetarian dishes?

Kim Drake
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Hi Maryke, vegetarian dishes pair wonderfully with wine, even full bodied reds. This wine will pair very nicely with a Aubergine Parmigiana, Cauliflower Gratin or stuffed mushrooms to name a few.

Maryke Wasserman
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*Reading

Jill Grady
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I love hearing the history Kim…always interesting. I tried this beautiful wine when I was in Franschhoek in 2013 and enjoyed it immensely! Thanks for another great blog!

Kim Drake
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Thanks Jill, it really is a nice wine and the farm is such a special place to visit in Franschhoek.

Ryan James
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Thanks Kim – looking forward to trying this one!

Kim Drake
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Thanks Ryan, let me know when you’ll be around again and we’ll crack a bottle!

Marinda Drake
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Just found this blog. Got a bottle of Moreson Mata Mata wine I packed into our bush trailer ready to enjoy at Mata Mata in a few weeks time. Excited to try it.

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