WHAT MAKES FOR OLD VINE WINES

Ambiguous but essential efforts to preserve vineyard heritage. Writer Rod Phillips Photographer Jennifer Latour View the original article here. The words “old vines” (and their equivalents in other languages) appear on wine labels from all over the world. They suggest (why use the term otherwise?) that wines made from grapes grown on old vines have…

THE INNOVATIVE OLD VINE PROJECT AIMS TO PRESERVE AND CELEBRATE SA’S OLDEST VINES | WANTED ONLINE | RICHARD HOLMES

The Innovative Old Vine Project Aims to Preserve and Celebrate SA’s Oldest Vines By Richard Holmes Read the original article here SA may fall into the so-called “new world” of wine, but its viticultural history stretches back more than 350 years. While none of those vineyards, planted where Cape Town’s suburb of Bishopscourt now stands,…