A New Way Forward

South Africa's unique geography and complex history are driving vintners to chart their own path to success

A New Way Forward
Mulderbosch produces a range of outstanding and well-priced Chenin Blancs from its vineyards in South Africa’s premier wine district of Stellenbosch.
Jun 15, 2019

South African wines have their own distinctive style, unlike those of anywhere else in the world. And if you're a wine lover who enjoys exploration and looks for wines off the beaten path, the Cape presents a great opportunity for discovering overlooked treasures. High quality, affordable prices and wide-ranging diversity are all represented in this report. It is time to say "Howzit?" in South African slang and taste for yourself.

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