Learn About Stellenryck
This famous cellar in the mountain was opened in 1968 and is the home to some of the Capes finest wines. The premium varieties from which the wines in the Stellenryck collection are made are grown under strict supervision in the vineyard, processed with care and finally nurtured with dedication in the cold cellar - all of which reflect a firm commitment to excellence in wine-making.
Learn About South Africa
A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on
the quality aspect.
At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the
biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...
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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon
(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...
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