Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Not long now...

As the #SR2015 starts to creep up on us (only 16 days now), here are a few updates of nice things people have said about the region and its fantastic people recently.

1. Lonely planet rates the Swartland as one of the top 10 intriguing wine regions in the world.
"Swartland, especially, is home to a band of cutting-edge vintners with small, manageable estates, many of whom are experimenting with biodynamic production."
Read more here.

2. Tim Atkins attended the very successful New Wave South Africa tasting in London (Adi, Callie and Chris were there) and makes it clear that this here is currently the most exciting wine producing country in the world. 

Says Atkins, "Without Eben Sadie of Sadie Family Wines, based in the Swartland but sourcing grapes from small parcels all over the Cape, the country’s wine industry would not have moved as quickly as it has..."
Read the article here.

3. Jane Broughton visited the revolutionaries for American Travel and Leisure magazine and reports that "It’s worth visiting the Swartland to witness the winemakers’ unconventional, purist methods firsthand—and to experience their uniquely flavorful wines at the source."
Read more here.

That is it for now, see you soon!