Wines of South Africa
WOSA podcast, March 2021: Women Winemakers
Season 2, Ep. 3
In this episode we talk to three leading women winemakers, each working in different parts of the Western Cape stretching from the Swartland all the way down to the southernmost tip of Africa.
Episode 17: Sauvignon Blanc
Season 2, Ep. 5
In this episode we look at the third-most planted white grape variety in South Africa. Sauvignon Blanc is incredibly popular with South African wine drinkers, leading the way over more likely candidates like Cabernet Sauvignon and Chenin Blanc. As a premium wine it's populated many of the more maritime vineyard regions along both the south and west coasts.
Elgin: Season 2, Episode 4
Season 2, Ep. 4
In this episode we talk to three winery owners in Elgin, South Africa's coolest-climate wine growing area. Thanks to a surrounding ring of mountains and its proximity to the cold Atlantic Ocean it's home to some of the country's best Sauvignon Blancs, Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, and even Rieslings.
The Agulhas Triangle: Season 2, Episode 2
Season 2, Ep. 2
This episode we visit the southernmost tip of Africa to check out the cool, windy vineyards of the Agulhas Triangle. This informal designation encompasses a number of pioneers, includingthe Sauvignon Blanc-focused producers of the Elim warm, David Trafford's project, Sijnn, and Bruce Jack's farm, The Drift, showing in microcosm the diversity of wines that just a small area of South Africa's wine lands can create.