Fine vintages on rustic tasting route – (curated as of interest to Swartland Wine Route and Cape Town).
This wine ward of Paarl is revealing ever more exciting wines as the farms develop into a rustic, informal wine route around the lone Paardeberg. Irishman Edwin Doran and wine guru André Badenhorst met during a school rugby tour at Wynberg Boys' High …
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The Last Harvest: South African Vineyard Yields Much More Than Grapes – (curated as of interest to Swartland Wine Route and Cape Town).
When Mark Solms decided to turn his family's land in Franschhoek into a serious wine estate, he took an unusual approach to his oenological endeavors: he hired an archeologist and a historian and began to excavate his property. “We set … His crude …
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South African Winemakers Must "Listen to the Land" – (curated as of interest to Swartland Wine Route and Cape Town).
This was surely not originally a commercial vineyard, but rather one of a type that must have been, for a few hundred years, scattered across the old Cape Colony: planted to make wine for domestic consumption and to sell to neighboring farms. In the …
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