Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards
In the heart of South Africa, Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards overcomes the challenging environment to produce high-quality, complex and refreshing wines to tables and cellars around the world.
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards’ History
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards was established in 1998 when George and Vanessa Austin and Jason and Jennifer Scott realized their dream of owning a wine estate together was actually achievable while on vacation in Cape Town, South Africa. In January of 2000, the group purchased a farm in the Tulbagh Mountains and worked to convert the land into a vibrant vineyard. Today, the winery produces three varieties of grapes and is one of South Africa’s most successful and widely loved wine brands.
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards’ Mission
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards seeks to deliver the art of organic winemaking to a global marketplace. They strive to continually produce and improve the very best wines in South Africa.
Benefits of Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards wines are clean, organic, and delicious. Some other benefits of the brand include:
- Grapes are harvested by hand
- Minimal amounts of sulfur dioxide are used in production
- No added acids during fermentation
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards Top Products
Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards produce multiple varietals of grapes and a wide range of delicious wines. Here are a few of the winery’s best sellers:
This velvety, bright crimson wine is made in the new world style and is free from overly oaked barrel flavors that distract from its natural notes of cranberry, cherry, elderberry, and spice with hints of fynbos—local shrubs from the vineyard. This incredibly unique wine pairs with smoked and grilled meats and potatoes. You can buy the 2015 Syrah by the half case or full.
2019 Chenin Blanc
This medium-bodied white wine is bright and refreshing. It has the perfect acidity and notes of orchard fruits bring it a delicate flavor that isn’t overpowering nor easily overwhelmed. This wine pairs with nearly every cuisine, and can be purchased by the half case or full.
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Comparing Red and White Wine
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Wine in the Kitchen
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