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A little history on SA White Wine – Chenin Blanc

Wineries and History  - 2012 03 05 10.25.24 spring in vineyard 845x321

Spring is here and summer is on the way! What that means for wine lovers in South Africa, is that it’s time to break out the cold and crisp white wine varietals again! We thought we would give you a few facts about white wine in South Africa. I say South Africa, but most of […]

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Pinotage, a history.

Wineries and History  - Winter in Stellenbosch 705x321

Wine loving South African’s covet their Pinotage as much as the French cover their Cognac and Champagne. We love it so much in fact, that it has become the 2nd most planted grape varietal in South Africa. Although we have not gone as far as prohibiting the name if the wine is made in another […]

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In the heart of Maria @ Neethlingshof

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Once upon a time, there was an amazing woman called Maria, who married a winemaker in Stellenbosch by the name of Charles Marais, they decided to start their matrimony as wine farmers and started production on a wine farm called Wolvendans (Dance of Wolves). When her husband died, she was left with the wine-estate and […]

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