A class of winery license known as the farm winery allows farms to produce and sell wines on site. Farm wineries differ from commercial wineries in that the fruit which is the source of the wine is usually produced on the farm, and the final product is also sold on the farm.
Find below are the list of Wine Farms In South Africa
Abingdon Wine estate
Highgate Wine Estate
The Wine Cellar
Nitida Wine Farm
Thelema Mountain Vineyards
Dieu Donné Vineyards Cellar & Tasting Room
Hartenberg Wine Estate
Du’SwaRoo Wine and Olive farm
Wine Estate – L’Avenir Vineyards
Bosman Family Vineyards, Wellington, South Africa
How many wine farms are there in South Africa?
21 Wine Estates in South Africa.
Who owns South African wineries?
The fact is that foreign investors now have a stake in approximately 100 South African wine estates, which is about 16% of the total. The owners are mostly Dutch, French, British, German, American and Swiss, although countries such as Israel, Russia, Singapore, Australia and the Congo are also piling in.
How many wine regions are in South Africa?
Another five geographical units exist: Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and Northern Cape. The South African winelands encompass 29 diverse districts and some 92 smaller wards in total.
How wine is made in South Africa?
Red wines ferment at a high temperature, usually around 27ºC, while white wines ferment at a cool 10ºC to keep its delicate aromas in tact. As the wine ferments, carbon dioxide is released, which causes grape seeds and skins to rise to the surface.
What is the wine industry South Africa?
South Africa produces around 3.4% of the world’s wine and has seen an enormous growth in the last decade, with exports of wine more than doubling between 2005 and 2015.The South African wine industry employs an estimated 300,000 people, directly and indirectly.
What makes South Africa wine unique?
- South Africa Has Its Own Unique Wine – Pinotage. Many different grape varietals thrive in South Africa’s fertile soil, which in turn allows for a wide variety of wines to be available including Pinotage, Chenin Blanc, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc