From Cat Pee To Burning Tires: Winemakers Tackle The Stinky Vintage Challenge

The most abhorrent, offensive, repellent wine I have ever tasted was a pinot noir from South Africa. This was back in “wine school,” and another student turned to me and said, “It’s like the Michelin Man rolled in garbage, then set himself on fire.” So when I was considering what to write about in my next article, and someone suggested stinky wine, you can see where my mind went.


Value-priced South African wines

One major wine-growing area of the world I have not written about in this column is South Africa.

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