Wine: South Africa’s wines for all seasons

With the South African wine industry taking a pounding due to Covid-19, there’s never been a better time to sample the country’s viticulture

11th July, 2021
Wine: South Africa’s wines for all seasons
A vineyard worker carries a crate of chenin blanc grapes during harvest time at Thokozani Wines in Wellington, near Cape Town. Picture: Getty

Wine is often seen as seasonal, just like food. Generally speaking, the weather tends to dictate how and when we enjoy certain wines. We’re not usually inclined to reach for a dry, crisp Côtes du Provence rosé in wet and windy January or a bold, heavy red on a sweltering summer evening.

That said, I don’t like to pigeonhole wine. The food that we eat can provide a good match...

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