Why Your Next Cabernet Sauvignon Should Be from South Africa – Wine Enthusiast
Think Cabernet Sauvignon, and your mind likely takes you to Bordeaux, Napa or maybe even Australia or Washington State. Chances are, South Africa isn’t even on your Cab radar. It should be.
Profiling Some of the World’s Greatest Cabernet Sauvignon Terroir With the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective… - Greg Sherwood
The story of the Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective begins with a tale of passion and creativity. Rising out of an alluring landscape, rich history, vibrant culture and unparalleled architecture, Stellenbosch is one of South Africa’s most prominent wine producing regions and desirable tourist destinations. Today, the region has become the focus of many profoundly adept oenologists and agronomists who use their unique premium local African terroir to produce top quality Cabernet among other wines.
Kitchen Table with Chef Fabio Daniel at Rust en Vrede in South Africa
Chef Fabio Daniel with his Brazilian background and Italian heritage, adds some flair to the contemporary French cuisine offered at the restaurant Rust en Vrede. He draws inspiration from his extensive travels and the fantastic fresh produce available in the Western Cape.
Hip Wines with owner Jean Engelbrecht and winemaker Coenie Snyman at Rust en Vrede in South Africa
Owner Jean Engelbrecht at Rust en Vrede Wine Estate, established in 1694, suggests that specialization and focus pay off. His philosophy is based on being a producer dedicated to the highest quality and best expression of the 55-hectare vineyard in Stellenbosch.
Stellenbosch Cabernet Collective's 2015s – Jancis Robinson
A great vintage from the toughest country, a classic grape, and purity of fruit.
The Sky’s the Limit – Drinks Business
Producers in South Africa are putting their weight behind Cabernet, and the results mean consumers are able to snap up tip quality expressions at bargain prices. Rupert Millar looks at how the red grape came to rule the Cape.