The wine country surrounding Cape Town would be for me; the safari in Sabi Sands would be for her; Victoria Falls in Zambia would be for us.
I look at my vineyard as a living entity, my third child. When I’m not here I miss my vineyard as though it were a person.
However, it was the sign in front of the vines that proved the most disconcerting. It read: “Leopards in the Fynbos.”
I’ve found that, where concrete highlights minerality in the wines, amphora aging imparts a grounding, earthy effect.
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