Since the end of Apartheid in 1994, South African winemakers have succeeded in revolutionizing the quality of their wines. Much has been made of their success in producing consistently well-made, popular styles. But now they are pushing the boundaries still further and are exploring new frontiers of geography, viticulture, social development, and style.
Join Nancy Gilchrist MW for a tutored tasting that will illustrate and discuss some of the key issues affecting South African wine right now including climate change, how to produce quality not just quantity, the creation of new attitudes and wine styles, and how to encourage the most positive Black Empowerment initiatives.
Nancy visits South Africa regularly – often as a ‘swallow’, the term given to those Brits who migrate south in winter – and is well-placed to present some of the most recent and exciting changes taking place in the wine regions of the Rainbow Nation.