Perhaps the most important thing – apart from the location itself, the wine region – for a successful wine tour is that you get to meet the “right” people. People who have a story to tell, who has a passion for wine and the making of wine. It is also one of the biggest challenges for arranging a successful wine tour.
When we were in South Africa earlier this year we met many amazing people. One of them was the Swede Hans Åström, CEO of the Klein Constantia winery. Klein Constantia is best known as the producer of Vin de Constance, a sweet wine with a history back to the 1700s. Here he tells his story on video. I’m sorry, it’s in Swedish, he is I am, so the conversation is in Swedish. But…
…But you can read more in the English summary in the article on BKWine Magazine: Klein Constantia’s Swedish CEO talks about the legendary vineyards in South Africa, the wines and history.
Here is the program for the next wine tour to South Africa, with more amazing vineyard visits and excellent food.