Fryer’s Cove Wines, one of the most unique boutique wineries in the country situated at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean on the remote Cape West Coast at Doring Bay, continues to prove that great South Africa wines can originate from the most far-flung locations. In this year’s Tim Atkin Report on South African wine three wines from Fryer’s Cove eclipsed the magic 90pt threshold, ratings headed-up by the Fryer’s Cove Hollebaksstrandfontein Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2020 which notched a rating of 93pts. This was followed by 92pts for the Bamboes Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2020 and the Bamboes Bay Pinot Noir 2019 which garnered 90pts.

 

Leg 1 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them up the Weskus to Doringbaai.

 

Women are making major headway into the male-dominated SA wine industry and keeping the boys on their toes with some serious wines and increasing influence.

 

Doringbaai is every holidaymaker's dream of a seaside hideout; the populace is small and close knit, and the town's hidden gem, Fryer's Cove Wineries, lies nestled against the backdrop of the rough wa