South Africa

 

South Africa is located at the tip of the African continent with most wine regions located near the coastal influences of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The "Wine of Origin" (WO) program legislates how wine regions of South Africa are defined and can appear on wine labels.


 

Key Regions:
Stellenbosch, Paarl

Wine Styles: Red, White, Rosé, Sparkling, Dessert

Key White Grapes: Chenin Blanc, Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

Key Red Grapes: Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinotage, Merlot