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New Directions in South Africa

The country's top young winemakers look to the world for inspiration
Bruce Schoenfeld
Issue: November 15, 2002

Nineteen bottles sit clustered on a table. A new generation of South African winery owners sits around it, scions of a 300-year tradition. The surnames are familiar but the faces are fresh: Jean Engelbrecht of Rust en Vrede, Hannes Myburgh of Meerlust, Lowell Jooste of Klein Constantia, Mike Ratcliffe of Warwick.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2002.

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