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Home | South Africa

South Africa - Beautiful, growing and eco-friendly viticulture

South Africa is among the fastest growing wine countries in the world. Since the abolishment of Apartheid and its boycotts on South African products, wine production has flourished in this country Read More . . .

Explore the key wine regions of South Africa below.

South Africa - The Nelson Mandela Legacy
With the passing this week of anti-Apartheid revolutionary turned President Nelson Mandela, tributes abound talking to the strength and courage of this great leader.&n . . . keep reading
Elgin - From Apples to Vines
Michael Cavanagh -- Contributing Editor
50 years ago, you may have been hard-pressed to find many grapevines in Elgin. The apple was the king fruit in this region, orchards dominating the landscape instead of vineyards. And while there are still plenty of Fujis and Granny Smiths to go around (evidenced by orchard workers bartering apples for transportation), grapevines have made significant inroads in Elgin. . . . keep reading
Klein Karoo
Where in the World Klein Karoo? If you said Australia, you may be thinking of a boxing marsupial called a kan-ga-roo. This “Roo” is a region of the Western Cape in South Afric . . . keep reading
Breede River Valley
Where in the World is Breede River Valley?  If you said South Africa, well done.  If you said in the Western Cape Province of the country, bonus points. Running west to east in t . . . keep reading
Eastern Cape
Where in the World is the Eastern Cape? If you said the birthplace of Nelson Mandela, you may want to sign up for Jeopardy. The Province of the Eastern Cape in South Africa is actually th . . . keep reading
Stellenbosch - Bordeaux of the South
Where in the World is Stellenbosch? If you said close to False Bay, you would be correct, as long as you meant the Bay to the east of Cape Town. Stellenbosch was one of the first towns es . . . keep reading

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