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South African Wine

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"Dive into the rich tapestry of South African wines, a fusion of old-world tradition and innovative winemaking. Shop our handpicked collection online, celebrating the diverse terroir from Stellenbosch to Swartland. Whether you're in the mood for a robust Pinotage or a crisp Chenin Blanc, buy the finest selections of this wine powerhouse and experience the essence of South Africa with every sip. Cheers!"

  • Boekenhoutskloof Porcupine Ridge Syrah 2020

    $27.50
    or $26.13 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2014- 500ml

    $279.77
    or $265.78 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Vinum Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc 2021

    $25.00
    or $23.75 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • The Winery Of Good Hope Full Berry Coastal Pinotage 2022

    $18.34
    or $17.42 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Boekenhoutskloof Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

    $109.97
    or $104.47 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Reyneke Cornerstone (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc) 2019

    $63.32
    or $60.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Thelema Mountain Vineyards Chardonnay 2019

    $35.00
    or $33.25 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Renaissance Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc 2018

    $44.98
    or $42.73 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2017

    $43.32
    or $41.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Fat Bastard Californian Chenin Blanc 2023

    $14.99
    or $14.24 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Renaissance Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc 2019

    $45.00
    or $42.75 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Mount Rozier Reserve The Beekeeper Chenin Blanc 2022

    $25.00
    or $23.75 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Reyneke Chenin Blanc 2021

    $53.32
    or $50.65 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Stellenbosch Syrah 2017

    $41.65
    or $39.57 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Black Rock Swartland 2019

    $46.66
    or $44.33 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek Semillon (screw cap) 2016

    $73.32
    or $69.65 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Black Rock Swartland 2019

    $46.64
    or $44.31 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2019

    $45.00
    or $42.75 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • The Winery Of Good Hope Bush Vine Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc 2022

    $17.50
    or $16.62 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • The Winery Of Good Hope Bush Vine Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc 2022

    $17.50
    or $16.63 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Mount Rozier Reserve The Stable Yard Shiraz 2022

    $25.00
    or $23.75 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Radford Dale Stellenbosch Syrah 2017

    $41.66
    or $39.58 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

    $109.97
    or $104.47 in case of 6 bottles.
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South Africa's wine heritage dates back over 350 years, making it a unique intersection where European viticultural traditions meet the African landscape. The Cape Winelands, nestled beneath imposing mountain ranges and caressed by coastal breezes, provide a stunning backdrop to vineyards that thrive in its Mediterranean climate. The country's history South Africa's wine heritage dates back over 350 years, making it a unique intersection where European viticultural traditions meet the African landscape. The Cape Winelands, nestled beneath imposing mountain ranges and caressed by coastal breezes, provide a stunning backdrop to vineyards that thrive in its Mediterranean climate. The country's history is reflected in its wines – layered, diverse, and infused with a spirit of place. Regions like Stellenbosch, with its granitic soils, and the shale-dominated Swartland, produce wines that speak of their origin. The country's signature grape, Pinotage, offers flavors of red and black fruits with smoky undertones. Meanwhile, South African Chenin Blanc, locally known as "Steen", showcases a range from zesty citrus to rich, honeyed profiles. The winemakers' commitment to biodiversity, evident through the pioneering Biodiversity & Wine Initiative, ensures that the wine industry grows hand in hand with nature conservation. Such dedication not only preserves the rich biodiversity but also bestows the wines with a distinctive character, truly capturing the soul of South Africa. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes wines from South African special?

South African wines are a harmonious blend of Old World tradition and New World innovation, offering a unique wine-drinking experience. The nation's viticultural history stretches back to the 17th century, and this rich legacy is evident in every bottle. The Cape Floral Kingdom, one of the world's six floral kingdoms, is home to South Africa's wine regions. This biodiversity hotspot, coupled with the diverse microclimates influenced by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, offers a myriad of terroirs. From the sun-bathed valleys of Stellenbosch to the cool, coastal vineyards of Walker Bay, the variety ensures that South African wines are as multifaceted as the country's landscapes. The commitment to sustainable winemaking practices, such as the Biodiversity & Wine Initiative (BWI), further emphasizes the country's dedication to producing quality wines in harmony with nature.

What are the most popular South African wines?

South African wines are renowned for their wide range, but certain varietals and blends stand out. Chenin Blanc, locally known as "Steen", is a hallmark white grape offering apple, pear, and honeyed notes. South Africa's signature red, Pinotage, a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault, showcases flavors of dark fruits, tobacco, and sometimes a distinctive smoky character. Bordeaux-style blends, particularly from regions like Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, are also highly regarded. Additionally, the Western Cape's cool climate areas are producing remarkable Chardonnays and Sauvignon Blancs.

What are the first wines I should try from South African?

If you're venturing into the realm of South African wines, start with a Chenin Blanc from Swartland or Stellenbosch, capturing the grape's versatility. Dive into reds with a robust Pinotage, offering a true taste of the nation's vinicultural innovation. A Cape Blend, which incorporates Pinotage with other red varietals, will provide insight into the blending prowess of local winemakers. For a refreshing sip, a coastal region Sauvignon Blanc is an impeccable choice, bringing forth crisp acidity and vibrant fruit notes.

What are the best South African wines?

Determining the best South African wines can be subjective, but several labels and vineyards consistently achieve international acclaim. Kanonkop and Meerlust are celebrated for their reds, especially their Pinotage and Bordeaux-style blends. In the realm of white wines, Ken Forrester and DeMorgenzon have achieved global recognition for their Chenin Blancs. Hamilton Russell and Ataraxia, from the cooler Hemel-en-Aarde valley, are known for their world-class Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. These wines, among many others, exemplify South Africa's esteemed position on the global wine stage.