Wine Club - 2010 Tastings
Monday 17th May 2010
South Africa presented by Penny Heyes and Mark Neil
South Africa and New Zealand share a lot of common features : 35 South latitude, rugby football, strange accent. And they both produce wines worthy of serious consideration.
South Africa has been producing a lot longer than New Zealand (Jan van Riebeeck was commissioned in 1652 to start a vineyard in the Cape, but it was only in 1836 that James
Busby attempted growing vines in Waitangi). So, which country makes the best wine and with which varietals?