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EDITORIAL

IS THERE A BETTER NAME FOR SOUTH AFRICAN BORDEAUX RED BLENDS?

 

24 November 2020

Dear Wine Lover,

Over the last 40 years, wines featuring some combination of the five main Bordeaux black grapes have become one of South Africa's strongest categories. The question now is: Can a way be found to refer to them collectively that better celebrates their local origins? Read more.

 

 

Regards,
Christian Eedes
Editor, Winemag.co.za

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