swartland

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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.
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