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South African wines are grown in one of the world's most special places – with ancient soils, two oceans, soaring mountains and unparalleled natural beauty. The South African winelands are renowned for their breathtaking scenery and the wines are as full of variety as the myriad of cultures that form this Rainbow Nation.

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20th May 2022

One of the challenges for plants is getting enough water, and then when they have got it, not losing it. When plants moved from seas to land some 470 million years ago, they began evolving mechanisms to protect...

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Jamie Goode is a London-based winewriter who is currently wine columnist with UK national newspaper The Sunday Express. As well as writing he also lectures and judges wine.

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Where to find SA wines

Have you tried a fantastic South African red, white or rosé wine but don't know where to find it?

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South African wine industries pride themselves on sustainable wine production.

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Visiting South Africa

The winelands of South Africa are some of the most breathtakingly beautiful in the world.

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Find South African wine events in your region.

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