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The Wines of Duncan Savage: Cape Point Vineyards and Savage Wines

Duncan Savage is one of South Africa’s pre-eminent crafters of elegant white wines, especially the Sauvignon Blanc based wines of Cape Point Vineyards. We had the opportunity to visit him last month and taste through the portfolios of both Cape … Continue reading

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WILD FIRE IN CONSTANTIA’S VINEYARDS

South Africa’s vineyards in the Cape Town area appear to have survived the wild fires of the last week relatively unscathed, although one of our favorite Sauvignon Blanc producers, Cape Point Vineyard, in Noordhoek suffered some damage.  Eagles’ Nest, which … Continue reading

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Steenberg Winery of Constantia: History in a Glass

Steenberg with its 62 hectares of vines is known today as one of South Africa’s premiere wineries in the Constantia region. It also has one of the most colorful histories of any South African wine farm. We tasted the full … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Eagles’ Nest: Flying High

Eagles’ Nest is appropriately named with its vineyards high in the Constantia Mountains a short distance from the sea.  Constantia, of course, is the site of South Africa’s most historic vineyards, some of which were first planted when the Dutch … Continue reading

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