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Magazine Archives: May 31, 2011

Quietly Climbing

Quality and diversity are on the rise, but South African wines still struggle for recognition
James Molesworth
Issue: May 31, 2011


Every year, South Africa takes another step toward proving itself as a world-class wine producer. But progress is more a whisper than a shout. By any measure, quality is better than ever and diversity is on full display too. Not least, value abounds, with many bottles costing just $20 or less. Wine Spectator's senior editor James Molesworth reports.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 26, 2011.

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