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The Ever Changing Facets Of South African Wine

March 04, 2019

The number of grape varieties planted in South Africa has increased from approximately 80 to 100 since the turn of this century. Some 65% of wine grape production is white-primarily Chenin Blanc, Colombard and Sauvignon Blanc-with the balance of reds dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Pinotage and Merlot.