South American Wine - SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE South Africa,...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Michael Palmer, President www.VintureWines.com SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE Presented by
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Old World Finesse meets New World Flavor SOUTH AFRICA Distinction and Diversity
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1652:   Dutch East India Trading Company established a station  to provide fresh food for their merchant ships on the long 
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1688 Protestant Huguenots  fleeing religious  persecution in France  colonized in  Franschhoek.   They  introduced their skills of  winegrowing and the  art of winemaking
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February 2,1659:                                                                                                      “Today, praise be to God, wine was pressed from Cape grapes for the first time. ..“ 11th country to cultivate wine
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Located at the confluence of two oceans,                                   the Indian and the 
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One of only three Mediterranean winegrowing climates in           
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* terroir The Vineyards: Terroir   Latitude of  34°  south    Mild Mediterranean climate   Seldom more than 50km from the ocean   Vineyards lie mainly on the valley sides and mountain  foothills   Different macro, meso and micro-climates
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2010 for the course FS 470 taught by Professor Christianbutzke during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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