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SA blends emerge from the shadows of the traditional favourites

Wine blends are thriving on new-found respect and some of the best loved wines are made of a range of varietals

06 April 2021 - 20:14 By Michael Fridjhon

Until about 40 years ago, blended Cape wine always sold for less than decent, well-branded, single-varietal examples. The mere mention of cultivar on the label appears to have offered a guarantee of quality. It was widely assumed that if you weren’t prepared to disclose the variety, you had something to hide...

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