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A first look at vintage quality down south, with eyewitness reports from growers and winemakers. By James Molesworth for Wine Spectator.
Wine harvest promising despite challenging season. By VinPro.
South Africa is on course for an average sized, good quality harvest despite heavy rains, says the body representing 3,600 of the country's producers.
South Africa's harvest is set for a "mild decline" in 2014, as the picking season draws to an end. By Gemma McKenna for
by VinPro
While harvest 2014 is well into its stride in Stellenbosch, Paarl and surrounds, further south things are either just getting underway or will do so within the next two weeks.
Vintage 2014 is looking promising for vintners in Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, with views ranging from 'cautiously optimistic' to 'very excited'. A cold, wet winter meant vines enjoyed extended rest and a full re-charge, while cooler soils in spring lead to later bud burst.