8 Of The Best South African Wines In 2016

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Written by Julia Austin

A South African wine just won the Platinum Best In Show Award at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards in the U.K. DeMorgenzon Chardonnay Reserve 2015 (Stellenbosch) is officially one of the best in the world, beating out 16,000 others from France, the U.S. and Australia. South Africa is staring down a recession, but its wine industry didn’t get the memo, with a 5 percent increase in wine exports in 2015, and no slowdown expected. The country’s vineyards produce 4 percent of the world’s wine. Here are 8 of the best South African wines to drink in 2016.

Sources: Money.cnn.com, Topwinesa.com, SABC