Franschhoek, South Africa

Today we journey to a very small and oft-overlooked corner of South Africa’s ever-expanding Coastal Region, the engine room of their wine industry. Franschhoek is a small and rather unusual region with a very interesting past that has strongly influenced the style of wines it produces today. The vineyards of Franschhoek sit within a clearly…

Constantia, South Africa

Today I’ll be speaking about a region that has been making wine since 1685. Now many of you would automatically think that I’d have to be talking about somewhere in Europe, and indeed the name Constantia does have an old Latin ring to it, however this region was actually one of the first ‘New World’…