South African sizzle

Perdeberg winery and vineyards in South Africa

Some real gems from South Africa crying out for more attention. See also Why you should buy South African and this guide to our recent coverage of South African wine.

Life has been amazingly tough for South African producers since government-imposed restrictions last March. South Africa the toughest country? by Malu Lambert spells out just how harsh these have been, and they continue to be, with sales of any alcoholic drink within South Africa, including wine, even cellar-door sales, limited to weekdays between limited hours.

This seems particularly harsh and unfortunate in view of the fantastic wines that are...