What city is the Coastal Region centered around?
2 wards without districts of Coastal Region
9 Districts of Coastal Region
Cape Town Darling Franschhoek (Valley) Lutzville Valley Paarl Stellenbosch Swartland Tulbagh Wellington
Where is Table Mountain?
Overlooks Cape Town
4 wards of Cape Town
5 estates of Constantia
Groot Constantia Klein Constantia Constantia Uitsig Steenberg Buitenverwachting (Beyond Expectations)
Major natural features of Cape Town
Table Mountain Tygerberg False Bay Atlantic Ocean Kanonkop Hills
Ward of Darling
What is Appellation Grand Prestige?
A private classification for Franschhoek wines (like Langtons)
3 wards of Paarl
Where is the KWV based?
What is Paarl’s largest producer?
When did the Nederburg Wine Auction begin?
What districts used to be wards of Paarl?
Franschhoek Valley (2010) Wellington (2012)
What is Nederburg’s most famous wine?
Golden Liquid Nederburg Edelkeur, SA’s first botrytized wine
7 wards of Stellenbosch
Banghoek Bottelary Devon Valley Jonkershoek Valley Papegaaiberg Polkadraai Hills Simonsberg-Stellenbosch Vlottenberg
Important producers and bottlings of Stellenbosch
Warwick Estate "Trilogy" Meerlust "Rubicon" Kanonkop "Black Label Pinotage" Ernie Els Rust en Vrede Neil Ellis Ken Forester De Morgenzon
Soils of Stellenbosch
alluvial loam over shale in valley floors
decomposed granite and sandstone on the hillsides
Mountains surrounding Stellenbosch
6 wards of Swartland
Malmesbury Paardeberg Paardeberg South Riebeekberg St. Helena Bay Riebeeksrivier
What does SIP stand for?
Swartland Independent Producers
SIP quality controls
- Grown, vinified, matured and bottled entirely within Swartland WO
- Producers must bottle at least 80% of their production under their own labels
- Ambient yeats, no yeast nutrients
- No added acid or tannins
- No chemical fining or reverse osmosis
- min 90% specified grapes
- Only European oak, max 25% new
- Burgundy bottle
Grapes allowed in SIP wines (min 90%)
White: Chenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Rousanne, Viognier, Clairette, Palomino, Semillon, Muscat Alexandrie, Muscat d’Frontignan, Colombard, Verdelho
Red: Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Carignan, Cinsault, Tinta barroca, Pinotage
Notable Swartland producers
A.A. Badenhorst Family Wines
Sandy granitic soild
increasingly notable style produced in Tulbagh, and why
Cap Classique. Higher altitude (180 m) with a significant diurnal shift
5 wards of Wellington
Blouvlei Bovlei Groenberg Limietberg Mid-Berg River
What new WO category was created in Feb 2020?
Cape West Coast subregion, an overarching category for areas more “coastal” in character
What areas are included in Cape West Coast subregion?
Districts: Darling Lutzville Valley Western half of Swartland Wards: Groenekloof St. Helena Bay, Lamberts Bay Bamboes Bay Koekenaap
What is the ward of Lutzville Valley?
What are the major natural features of Lutzville Valley?
Name three producers in Paarl.
What are the major natural features of Paarl?
What ward is considered to be the commercial and winegrowing center of Swartland?
Which districts of Coastal Regional have no wards?