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Chenin Blanc

05 Mar Wine of the Month – Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc in South Africa The Chenin Blanc grape variety originates from the Loire Valley in France. It was introduced to South African soil in the 17th century. Since then it has become the most widely-planted varietal in South Africa; there are approximately twice as many Chenin Blanc vines planted in...

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13 Jan Run-up to Harvest 2009

My sister and I set out to do do a crop estimate on the second and last days of 2008. Our estimates suggest the crop is definitely lighter than in 2008. This is largely due to the long cool winter. The 2009 Harvest is also going to start some 7-10...

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