South African White Wine

There have been vineyards in South Africa for nearly 400 years, giving the vignerons there time to figure out which grapes work where by trial and error, not market pressures. Great values!

South African White Wines

Slent Farms, Paarl This property was settled in 1685 by French immigrant Martin Pouisson, was a multipurpose farm for several centuries with his decendents. It was recognized as a game preserve in the 1990’s as quite a bit of the land is set aside to promote biodiversity and is home to grey duiker, grysbok, steenbok, porcupine, bat-eared and Cape foxes, caracal and scrub hares. In 2005 the property was acquired by a small group of Italian friends who now produce wine, olive oil and plums there. Slent Farms...

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