Nothing like the excitement of a new vintage luring. I made a collection of some of my favourite Hermanus harvest pics as seen on Instagram. The harvest is not over as some Hemel-en-Aarde wineries are still picking. I hear it’s going to be a great vintage.
The harvest is coming in thick and fast in the Western Cape of South Africa. It is with great expectations that I await the new vintage and anticipate the surprise of special new wines. I visited my friend Brenda de Jager’s garagiste operation in the centre of town and was surprised at how little you… Read More Winemaking Unplugged
Grow, develop, veraison… the process of grapes changing colour from green to red, berries softening and sugar building up in the fruit. The sugar is meticulously measured as this will bring on the signal to start picking. Harvest – almost that time of the year in the Overberg.