• The wines of South Africa
  • The wines of South Africa
  • The wines of South Africa
  • The wines of South Africa
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  • Format:Paperback
  • ISBN:9781913141585
  • Publication Date:20-07-2020

The wines of South Africa

Jim Clarke

The wines of South Africa

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In the past decade a new generation of South African winemakers has been breathing fresh life into centuries-old estates and new, boutique brands alike. Domaines Ott* International Feature Writer Of The Year 2020 Jim Clarke explores the history of South African wine, the industry today and the geological, geographical and climatic conditions that influence South African wine. Major grape varieties and wine styles are detailed and the important markets explained. Challenges facing the industry, including profitability, environmental concerns and the legacy of apartheid in the Western Cape are analysed.

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  • Weight 0.51 kg
  • Dimensions 156 x 234 mm
Jim Clarke has written about wine for fifteen years in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, World of Fine Wine, and NPR. He was a sommelier and wine director in New York City for several years. He specializes in the wines of South Africa, and for the past five years has been the U.S. Marketing Manager for Wines of South Africa.
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