2020 - 2040
Greg Sherwood MW
Resilient South African wineries look for the silver lining
Battered by COVID and targeted by the government, the South African wine industry is resolute in its determination to ride out the crisis
Why we should all be drinking South African right now
Nothing ticks all the fine wine boxes like Kanonkop Black Label – a majestic elixir marrying New World hedonism with Bordeaux structure. The bouquet bursts with maraschino cherry, kirsch liqueur, cloves, blueberry, earthy mulberry and plum coulis. The alluring palate offers sweet bramble fruit, cut hedgerow, freshly tilled Stellenbosch earth and kirsch chocolates. The standout quality is the bright, crunchy, saline acidity.
How Kanonkop became one of South Africa’s leading wine estates
South African winery Kanonkop has been making wine under its own label for less than 50 years, but in that time, it has gone from a workhorse of South Africa's wine scene to a leading light