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Wine of Origin: Sondagskloof Winery Location: Hermanus Winemaker: Bartho Eksteen Background: As you approach the popular seaside town of Hermanus you will find a delightful winery called Hermanuspietersfontein. The name perhaps maybe a tongue twister but is in fact the original name for Hermanus. In 1815 Hermanus Pieters, a popular Dutch Farm School...

Wine of Origin: Hemel en Aarde Ridge Winery Location:  Hemel en Aarde, Hermanus Winemaker:  Marc van Halderen Background: Amorim Cork started its annual MCC Challenge 14 years ago which honours wine makers and producers of Cap Classique. This year saw a total of  101 entries from most of the Capes Cap...

Wine of Origin: Coastal Region Winery Location: Paarl Winemaker: Jeremy Borg Background: Painted Wolf owners Jeremy and Emma Borg have two passions: wine and nature. Of course, both go hand-in-hand, but in Jeremy and Emma's case the nature side concentrates on their enthusiasm and love for the rare...

Wine of Origin: Durbanville Winery Location:  M58 Durbanville Winemaker: Thys Louw Background: The Durbanville wine region is one of the oldest wine regions in the Cape and Diemersdal Estate has history that can be traced back to 1698. An old leather-bound book dated 1705 lists 45 wine barrels, a wine press and...

Wine of Origin: Simonsberg - Stellenbosch  Winery Location: R44 Stellenbosch Winemaker: Chris Boustred Background: This week saw the announcement of the winners of the inaugural Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge for 2014. Even out of a total of 126 entries the Remhoogte Honeybunch 2013 was included in the top...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Location: R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West Winemaker: Guy Webber Background: Stellenzicht's vineyards lie in a prime wine-growing area and benefit from having a cool climate helped by having False Bay just a few kilometres away. This ensures that the grapes ripen slowly on the suitable terroir allowing...

Wine of Origin: Ceres Plateau Winery Location: 112 Plattekloof Road, Panorama Cellarmaster: Charles Hopkins Winemaker: Elzette du Preez Background: De Grendel is a sprawling farm on the outskirts of Durbanville owned by the Graaf family. Their winemaking team is headed up by cellarmaster Charles Hopkins who is obsessed with quality and this shows...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Location: Twee Jonge Gezellen Estate, Tulbagh Winemaker: Rudiger Gretschel Background: The House of Krone has an established track record of producing outstanding quality Method Cap Classique wines. The Krone Borealis Brut and Krone Rose Cuvee Brut have proved popular choices, vintage upon vintage, with bubbly lovers and...

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...