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South Africa 2007
12 Mar 2008 by Julia Harding MW
South Africa 2007: Introduction Wines of South Africa / SAWIS A cool growing season produced exciting white and red wines after the cold winter and favourable climatic conditions of 2006 had set the scene for the 06/07 season. It was a very healthy season, the harvest was long and drawn out with early varieties ripening up to 10 days earlier than normal and an increased yield of 4.2 per cent compared with the 2006 crop. Good winter rains ensured that most varieties performed better than the previous two seasons. The crop was bigger in all the regions except Stellenbosch (where the 2006 harvest was above average),...

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