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... she didn’t look vet enthusiastic about it
She lead us to the cellar, which was full of barrels, 250 litres in each, these were aging for 2 years, they all have to be imported because the Oaks grow to fast here and the wood is porous and they would leak (they all looked brand new to me)
Then it was off to see the fermentation taenks
Stainless steel, very big and shiny, they hold 22000 litres each ...
... elsewhere in this complex and as no-one was in desperate need, we decided to push on as Bobby said he had another place in mind for that … so off went to continue our city tour.
Back in the car again, Bobby drove us through an area called District 6. It once was a housing settlement for people of different races and religions who all got on very well. For various reasons the government of the day - many years ago ...
... a SA breakfast staple. And very good it was too. After a wander, we decided to go to Glen Constantia vineyard for a tasting and sat in the restaurant overlooking vineyards and mountains (again) through open patio windows. Not too shabby - and in fact we have booked to have a charcuterie lunch there on the stoep on Sunday. Then a quick lounge in the garden before the high point (?) of the trip - the Michael Buble concert at the ...
... biscuit mill to xav and his kids skateboarding out the front of the house. Xav went into the house and cooked burgers for them while Hailey, patti and I hung out with them. That was really cool. I hang out with heaps of young kids and create relationships at childcare but it was cool to hang out with some older kids. Xav told us a lot about them as well. There's 4 of them. One of them is 13, has told xav about all the sex positions he's done with girls.... He's 13. ...
... and you had the entire group in stitches.
I think Hidden Valley were glad when we finally departed, but lets just say Hidden Valley vineyard (ironic name) will forever be a classic memory for me.
3 vineyards was a good call, as anything after 3 would become a blur, so with that we headed to our 4th vineyard. Unfortunately/luckily for some of us it was closed, however we did manage to purchase a few bottles for our journey back to ...