chenin blanc

  1. Diora Rosé: Winemaking With a Large Palette; Two Vintages, Two Strikingly Different Blends

    Diora Rosé: Winemaking With a Large Palette; Two Vintages, Two Strikingly Different Blends

    We’ve been told for years and we’ve even written it: Good wines are made in the vineyard. It’s all about the place, the terroir and, yes, that does exist.
  2. André Morgenthal and how the old vine project is saving South Africa's Heritage Vines

    André Morgenthal and how the old vine project is saving South Africa's Heritage Vines

    "Each vine needs to be considered on its own. So we rather call it sculpting than pruning. Cause it's like an old age home and each person has got a different context and history and requirements." André Morgenthal
  3. Schalk Opperman of Lammershoek on the Power of Old Vine Swartland Chenin Blanc

    Schalk Opperman of Lammershoek on the Power of Old Vine Swartland Chenin Blanc

    "These old vines were able to survive the test of time. And with the roots being so deep in the soil and all the sandy soils, they were able to reach that last bit of reserves of water and maintain themselves where a young vine would have struggled." Schalk Opperman
  4.  Jacques de Klerk of Radford Dale focusing on site-specific wines in Stellenbosch, South Africa

    Jacques de Klerk of Radford Dale focusing on site-specific wines in Stellenbosch, South Africa

    "We've spent the last 20 years really refining the ethos. And that is site-specific, single-terroir, single-vineyard in some cases, wines of character and immerse drinkability." " Jacques de Klerk Radford Dale
  5. Duncan Savage and the charisma of South African Old Vine Blends

    Duncan Savage and the charisma of South African Old Vine Blends

    'People have become more wise from a viticultural point of view and then learning to stand back in the cellar. So, if I look at South African wines over the last 10 years, there’s been a monumental shift in quality. It’s insane." Duncan Savage
  6. South African Wine Pioneer Chris Mullineux and the greatness of Old Vine Swartland Chenin Blanc

    South African Wine Pioneer Chris Mullineux and the greatness of Old Vine Swartland Chenin Blanc

    Chris Mullineux is one of group of young winemakers who discovered underappreciated old bush vines in the Swartland and helped to develop the region into the international critical success it enjoys today.
  7. Why You Should Drink Chenin Blanc from Here, There and Everywhere

    Why You Should Drink Chenin Blanc from Here, There and Everywhere

    "We need to shout from the rooftops about this underappreciated grape." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher on Chenin Blanc
  8. Christophe Boutet of Domaine Boutet Saulnier on the Magic of Vouvray

    Christophe Boutet of Domaine Boutet Saulnier on the Magic of Vouvray

    Grape Collective talks with Christophe Boutet of Domaine Boutet Saulnier about the magic of Chenin Blanc in Vouvray.
  9. Lang & Reed: Franc Talk About Making It in Napa Without Billions

    Lang & Reed: Franc Talk About Making It in Napa Without Billions

    “That’s where the story comes in. People want the story. They want the romance that’s with it. They want an association with it. People want an experience, to have visited the winery or met the people who made it.” -John Skupny
  10. Champalou Vouvray: What I'm Loving Now, Act One, Scene One

    Champalou Vouvray: What I'm Loving Now, Act One, Scene One

    Discover the unique and delicious Champalou Chenin Blancs from Vouvray.
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