Christian Edes


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So far Christian Edes has created 4 blog entries.

August 2018

Sense and sensibility: An old Cape Town farm in a new era

2019-10-01T09:51:34+02:00August 29th, 2018|Sauvignon Committee|

Around 10% of global Sauvignon plantings are located in South Africa. Christian Eedes pays a visit to prominent Durbanville estate Diemersdal to discuss its take on the varietal with winemaker Thys Louw. Durbanville is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, about half an hour’s drive northwest of the Cape Town central [...]

September 2017

Beyond “crisp and clean” – the emergence of wooded Sauvignon Blanc in South Africa

2019-10-01T10:55:26+02:00September 5th, 2017|Sauvignon Committee|

Sauvignon Blanc has become the go-to grape for myriad consumers worldwide. Christian Eedes, editor of, looks at how South African wine producers are revisiting the varietal to add complexity and interest. Though Sauvignon Blanc occurred in South Africa as far back as the late 19th century, it was only from the late 1970s/early 1980s [...]