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Tag: viticulture

Ataraxia in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Heaven became a place on South African soil for Malawian-born winemaker Kevin Grant when he started making wine in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Kevin may be one of the new wave of winemakers, but there is something classical, even elemental, to his approach. The entire Ataraxia estate expresses this philosophy…

Newton Johnson Vineyards in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

The Newton Johnson Vineyards, a family affair, is situated in the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde, with brothers Gordon (winemaking) and Bevan (marketing and sales) in charge, while founding father Dave, who pioneered winemaking in the valley, counts the awards rolling in for the magnificent and precise wines made here.