Aaldering Vineyards & Wines

DID YOU KNOW… WHERE DID WINE COME FROM?

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There are many myths and stories to answer this question, but as social media did not exist back then, it is biased to pin it to so many claims. Maybe you should choose the story you relate to.

One of my favourites is in Persian legend, King Jamshid banished a lady of his harem, causing her to become downhearted and contemplate suicide. Going to the king’s warehouse, the woman sought out a jar marked “poison” containing the remnants of the grapes that had spoiled and were now deemed undrinkable.

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Sauvignon Blanc

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The name Sauvignon Blanc can be loosely translated as “wild white” in French. It is
one of the most popular varieties of white wine in the world, and one of the top five
most planted varieties in South Africa. It is produced throughout the country, with
Stellenbosch listed as the biggest production area, followed by Robertson, the
Swartland and Worcester.

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