THE 2018 NUMBER 7 PINOTAGE CAUSES A STIR | JULY 2020
The Rebellion is afoot!
"It takes only a few determined minds and a cause that won't be heard to create a rebellion," cried Orpheus.
This is no ordinary story. And no ordinary Pinotage. Since 1959, a band of single-minded winemakers have trail-blazed the path for Pinotage to become the only uniquely and commercially successful South African variety.
It is part the story of Pinotage and its Rebels, and part the story that underpins Orpheus & the Raven – our story too is one of exploration, of pioneering spirit and of innovation that is free of constraints. In a rare interview with Orpheus, Dalene Fourie finds out more.
“He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which.” - Douglas Adams
INTERNATIONAL DRINK CHENIN DAY | JUNE 2020
Tasting notes for our Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc, in 6/8 time
We decided to celebrate International Drink Chenin Day a little differently this year ...
We celebrated International Drink Chenin Day this year a little differently, by describing how our Orpheus & the Raven Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc tastes in music. With Orpheus on acoustic guitar and bassist Rob Stemmett adding soulful depth, Sting's St Agnes and the Burning Train captured the depth and complexity of our Chenin.
THE WAIT IS OVER | 2020
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VIVINO AWARDS SILVER | 2020