South Africa's exciting new wave


See also my overview in South Africa's wind of change.

As I hinted when introducing this recent wine of the week, things are really happening in South Africa. Not only is the weak rand keeping already modest prices extremely attractive, but there is a whole new wave of younger, independent producers seeking to make wines, often based on old vines, that genuinely express what the Cape uniquely has to offer, rather than copies of international wine styles. See how many scores of 18 there are among the 76 wines reviewed below... (See also Julia's 2013 article on South...