CHENIN, AND THE GANG | WINE WIZARD

CHENIN, AND THE GANG View the original article on Wine Wizard From the graveyards of forgotten vines, spectres are stirring. What do these ghosts of vineyards past have in common? Chenin, colombar, palomino, semillon and clairette blanche are the bricks and mortar South Africa’s brandy industry was built upon. Sewn across the Cape Winelands these…

CHENIN BLANC WINEMAKERS ARE BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO SOUTH AFRICA’S FORGOTTEN OLD VINES | VINEPAIR | BETSY ANDREWS

CHENIN BLANC WINEMAKERS ARE BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO SOUTH AFRICA’S FORGOTTEN OLD VINES By Betsy Andrews View the original article on VINEPAIR One day last February, in South Africa’s Franschhoek Valley, Gary Baumgarten, managing director of Anthonij Rupert Wyne, joined a group in his tasting room who were visiting on behalf of Wines of South…