South Africa has a wine making history of over three hundred years. The industry has continued to grow and develop to the point that South Africa is now the seventh largest producer worldwide, having produced around 1089 million litres Continue reading →
I grew up in a German household. Even though we lived in South Africa, my parents stuck to German traditions when it came to mixing wine with anything. In the winter, we would have Glühwein (mulled wine).
The concept of “allowing wine to breathe” was one that made very little sense to me when I heard about the practice for the first time. Surely, I had learned in my countless tours of cellars with winemakers that one Continue reading →