South Africa had to wait nearly a decade for someone to follow in Frans Malan’s footsteps by adding to the Classique portfolio. The next prophet of sparkling wine hit the Cape with a rebellious exuberance and revolutionary energy far removed from the careful manner and weighted observations of those at Simonsig. By Emile Joubert
Half a century ago a few audacious winemakers started bottling the stars on local soil. Ever since, South Africa’s homegrown sparkling wine has been our favourite way to celebrate. In fact, opening a bottle is an occasion in itself. Stellenbosch Visio salutes the makers of Cap Classique and the bubbles that bring so much joy. By Emile Joubert
The past year has undoubtedly been filled with countless challenges, heartaches, unforeseen obstacles and uncertainties. You might well be glad to see the end of it. But before 2020 bows out, we at Stellenbosch Visio wants to spoil our loyal readers and dedicated followers with a selection of exclusive prizes to the value of more than R17,000.