Cape vineyards stretch from the sturdy mountains and multi-directional hills of the coastal area to the open plains of Little Caru, where viticulture is mainly done in the river valleys. South Africa's vineyards are mostly located on the Western Cape near the coast.
Currently, about 101,607 hectares of vineyards with grapes are planted over an area of about 800 km. Under the auspices of the original wine program, the production areas of the Cape wine region that also produces pinotage blends are divided into formally restricted regions, districts and departments. There are four main regions – Brid Valley, Beach, Little Caru River, and Oliphants River, covering 22 different regions and about 56 small compartments.
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The Breedekloof area is characterized by vineyards that thrive at the bottom of alluvial valleys and have adequate drainage in the riverbeds. It covers most of the Bred Valley and its tributaries. There are significant differences between the soil and the climate of Mesok in different river basins. This field includes Goudini and Slanghoek subjects. There are approximately 23 wineries along the Breedekloof Wine Route.
This marine vineyard, some just a kilometer from the sea, sits on the narrow western tip of the Cape Peninsula. This cool climate is famous for its Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Now the first red vineyard planted on the north-facing slope of Red Hill on the edge of Cape Point Nature Reserve has arrived at a creek.
On the southern slopes of the mighty mountains and their world-famous flower kingdom is the historic Constantia Valley, the cradle of winemaking on the cape. The vineyard, rooted in old soil, climbs the eastern slopes of Konstanzer Berg, where the vineyards take advantage of the cool sea breezes of False Bay.