South African Wine Country

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2012 Southern Hemisphere harvest report: South Africa. A first look at vintage quality in South Africa, with eyewitness reports from growers and winemakers. Pictured: Stellenbosch Vineyard.

2012 Southern Hemisphere harvest report: South Africa. A first look at vintage quality in South Africa, with eyewitness reports from growers and winemakers. Pictured: Stellenbosch Vineyard.

Bride in white frolicking in vineyards with mountains in background - photo by South Africa based wedding photographer Greg Lumley

Bride in white frolicking in vineyards with mountains in background - photo by South Africa based wedding photographer Greg Lumley

Stellenbosch, South Africa. I called this land home for 6 months. I could see this incredible view outside my kitchen window. Glorious.

Stellenbosch, South Africa. I called this land home for 6 months. I could see this incredible view outside my kitchen window. Glorious.

Vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see and line the majestic Orange river as it works its way through the town of KAKAMAS. The abundance of water (thanks to the river and a labyrinth network of canals), grand-scale vineyards, deep-blue African skies, quiver trees, wide-open landscapes and starry nights all combine to create this gem in the Kalahari.  Friendly, hospitable, down-to-earth people ensure that visitors are treated like royalty.

Vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see and line the majestic Orange river as it works its way through the town of KAKAMAS. The abundance of water (thanks to the river and a labyrinth network of canals), grand-scale vineyards, deep-blue African skies, quiver trees, wide-open landscapes and starry nights all combine to create this gem in the Kalahari. Friendly, hospitable, down-to-earth people ensure that visitors are treated like royalty.

Wine Spectator- Stirring the Lees with James Molesworth-The South Africa Diary: Boekenhoutskloof  "At Boekenhoutskloof in Franschoek, the most compelling wine comes from mutated 111-year-old Sémillon vines."

Wine Spectator- Stirring the Lees with James Molesworth-The South Africa Diary: Boekenhoutskloof "At Boekenhoutskloof in Franschoek, the most compelling wine comes from mutated 111-year-old Sémillon vines."

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