Corkbuzz Online | WOW: South AfricaDecember 1 2020 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Part of WOW: World of Wine Intensive. The full series can be purchased here.
While it might not necessarily be a wine region on your radar, South Africa has been producing grapes and wine since the mid-1600s. Some grape varieties that you might already know like Chenin Blanc called Steen and Cabernet Franc are found in South Africa. Other red grapes include Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, and Tinta Barroca are also successful throughout the country's six large geographical areas. So what makes South African wines so unique? It's the ingenious blend of Old World traditionalism and the fruit-driven modern practices of the New World. Come find out for yourself.
Open up any South African wine you've been excited to try or pick up something from our retail shop to describe to the class via chat.
Zoom links will be sent via email on the morning of the class. Follow-up notes are sent the following day.