In 1902, Thomas Cullinan, founded the Premier Diamond Mine near Pretoria in South Africa. The largest gem diamond ever found in the world today, the regal Cullinan Diamond, was discovered on 26th January 1905. The priceless Cullinan Diamond is a wonder of nature, of exceptional D Blue-white colour , of flawless clarity and a rare […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Cullinan Diamond
Sarah Cangley interviews Juliet Cullinan for Cheek2Chic, as they discuss the history and inspiration behind the upcoming Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival Read the interview hereContinue Reading... Comments Off on Juliet Cullinan in Cheek2Chic
The slogan “enjoy your workout” is an anomaly to me. Does anyone actually enjoy exerting their bodies to sweating point over those triffid-like metal monsters? Gym bunnies clearly thrive on honing their biceps until each arm resembles an anaconda digesting a koala. My idea of enjoyment is travel, food and wine – a world that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Just the mention of the word “France” conjures up images of food and wine. Fashion, art, design, or lovers in a clinch on the Seine, may spring to the minds of others, but my pulse quickens to the beat of numbered bottles and Michelin stars. That said, French food does not always whet the appetite. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We used to holiday in Hermanus in Southern Cape Province, South Africa. I would spend days visiting wineries and tasting new wines. The wine fraternity is small and welcoming and soon these people became my friends and mentors. I decided to introduce these icon wine producers to social friends at a wine tasting at my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It isn’t a secret that I adore wine. In fact, I love it so much that I want to share it with everybody and that’s why I started my little series detailing great reds, whites and bubblies that need to be tried by everybody. When I was invited to a lunch with Juliet Cullinan herself […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Juliet Cullinan, the founder of the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in May, talks about her passion for wine as well as the evolution of the festival that had humble beginnings to what is now among the country’s most prestigious wine events. The corner stones of my life are peppered with memories […]Continue Reading... No Comments.