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Chocolate and Wine Tasting at Spier Wine Farm

So this weekend I had my first wine tasting experience! I’m not a big fan of wine and I can’t really tell the difference between the different wines. We just decided, spur of the moment, to Google what time Spier Wine farm closes and we went straight over.

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We decided on the R65 Chocolate and Wine tasting. The chocolates looked so interesting that I opened all 3 of them. They were dark malted cherry, white cardamon and passion fruit, and white peppered plum.

Each of these had to be eaten with 2 different wines. The first with 2 red wines, 2nd with 2 white wines, 3rd with a sparkling white wine and pink wine.

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I think I was more interested in the chocolates than the wines but they only gave enough for you to have the taste on your palate. Basically you take a sip of wine and taste it, then take a bite of the chocolate paired with it, then take a sip of the same wine and taste the different flavours.

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I still can’t tell the difference between the different wines and I am still not a fan of wine but I do have respect and appreciation for the wine making process and the work that goes into it.

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I’d like to go for another wine tasting in the future. Maybe with a different pairing next time.

I also had fun on Spier’s swing haha!

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