Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Did You Know?... About Wine in South Africa

South Africa is the oldest "New World" wine growing region. In the 17th century, the Dutch East India Company established vineyards to serve sailors landing Cape Town. The industry has risen and fall through the years, and is working hard to establish itself on the international stage after the fall of apartheid. South African grows a range of French grapes with varied success, but they are most known for their Pinotage and Chenin Blanc wines.

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