South Africa is the seventh largest wine producing country in the world, with 10.5 million hectoliters according to data collected in the 2016 harvest. South African wines are known for their high quality, and the truth is that they are reds and whites from great recognition worldwide.
South African wines have been increasing their popularity for more than three centuries to become some of the best valued wines on the planet.
Although until a few decades ago, South African wines were mainly white, over the years, the production of white and red has been balanced. The Sauvignon Blanc variety is one of the most used in whites, along with other types of grapes such as Riesling, Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc. About reds, Hermitage, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Pinot, Pinotage and Merlot are some of the most produced grapes.

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