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Wine of Origin: Paarl Location: Simondium Rd, Klapmuts Winemaker: Johnnie Calitz Background: Described as the most exclusive wine competition in the world, The Novare SA Terroir Wine awards are indicative of South Africa's ability to compete with the best internationally when it comes to wine of origin. The awards now in...

Wine of Origin: Constantia Location: Constantia Main Rd Winemaker: Stuart Botha Background: Eagles Nest was originally a commercial fruit and vegetable farm up until 1960 and a part of the Groot Constantia farm. Having had several owners since it was bought by the present owners in 1984. It was only in 2000...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Location: Annandale Road, Lynedoch. Winemaker: Rianie Strydom Background: Haskell Vineyards lies at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain range and since they were established in 2002, their emphasis has been to create unique, terroir-driven wines that would express the finest of the style produced in the Cape. This...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Location: Breedekloof Valley Winemaker: Mariette Coetzee (nee Stofberg) Background: Boutique winery Stofberg Family Vineyards are new kids on the block but determined to make an impression by producing affordable yet quality wines. If the Chenin Blanc and Shiraz I tasted recently are indicators of what they can produce...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Location: Bottelary Road, Stellenbosch Winemaker: Danie Steytler jr Background: This year the Steytler family of Kaapzicht Wine Estate celebrate 30 years of winemaking. Brothers Danie and George bottled their first wine on the estate in 1984 and it has been a family affair ever since. Since 2009 Danie's...