Beyers Truter – bush wines is the shit


Beyers Truter of Beyerskloof is a hell of a guy. You really can’t overestimate his influence and what he has done for what he calls “the unique selling point of South Africa” – Pinotage.

In Uncorked’s series on South Africa he will explain just why André van Rensburg of Vergelegen was wrong when he said the now classic slogan: “Don’t rape, steal or murder. Don’t make pinotage”. And he also tell us why he loves old bush wines. Here is a teaser (the real series starts in march):




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