Tuesday August 11, 2020

Wine: Getting the blend right on the Cape

The second of a series where wine buffs reflect on their favourite regions looks at a ‘wine safari’ in South Africa’s Cape Winelands where things are done a little differently

19th July, 2020
The Cape Winelands in South Africa: the entire region is lined with vines and is perfect for a walking or cycling tour - always with a cold glass waiting at the other end

“Grab a seat in the game viewer and we’ll set off on a drive” wasn’t what I expected to hear arriving at a winery set in the heart of Stellenbosch, but I was certainly intrigued. Just one of the reasons Cape Winelands top the list of my favourite wine regions in the world; if there were rules, they don’t play by them.

A lot of vineyards are...

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