South African brilliance 2023 – sparkling, white, rosé

Swig's SA producers

The young guns are not so young any more, which means their wines are better than ever. Above, the early birds among Swig's SA producers at 67 Pall Mall in London recently. Left to right: Berene Sauls of Tesselarsdaal, Alex Starey of Keermont, Craig Wessels of Restless River, Adi Badenhorst, Jolette Steyn of The Vineyard Party, Duncan Savage and Franco Lourens. Reds follow here.

Tam writes Four recent London tastings showcased the crème de la crème of South African wine, and demonstrated that, at the top end, South African wines really are up there with the crème de...