New Wave South Africa – latest crop


See also South Africa's old-vine marvels and South Africa at a crossroads.

Jancis writes The image above gives a rather misleading impression of the recent New Wave South African tasting in a renovated warehouse in Shoreditch, east London. Most of the time it was much more crowded than this – in fact it felt like one of the most exciting tastings of the season to judge from comments from fellow tasters. 

Damon Quinlan of Swig, one of those charged with organising this event, and the very successful trade and consumer New Wave South Africa tasting we were involved in...