This week we talk about South Africa, one of my favorite countries. After going there in 2005, I became enamored of the wine and the country. Since then, I’ve been a big fan!
In this episode we hit on:
The history of South African wine and why it’s a good bridge between the Old and New World
How South Africa’s Price to Value ratio measures up
The climate, geography, and varietals of the main growing regions
The Wine of Origin or regional specificity pyramid
Some detail on the most important wine regions: Stellenbosch, Paarl/Franschoek, Overberg, Robertson, and more…and why I love Swartland and think it has major potential!
I love South Africa and its wines. If you ever get a chance to visit or even look at pictures, check it out. It’s a really special place!
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