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Overberg District WO
Overberg, south of Paarl and Stellenbosch, is potentially one of the most exciting viticultural districts in South Africa. Pockets of vineyards nestle between large tracts of wheat, especially in the Walker Bay WO ward. These vineyards, which benefit from Atlantic breezes, have soils of weathered shales, ideal for cool?climate grapes: Chardonnay and Pinot Noir thrive here.

Top producers include Bouchard?Finlayson, Hamilton Russell and Vergelegen.

Piketberg District WO
This large flat district, between Swartland and Tulbagh to the south and Olifants River to the north, has very high summer temperatures and low rainfall: irrigation is common. Most of the wines are port?style reds made by co?ops. Investment in vine clones, improved vineyard techniques and new technology has led to the emergence of easy?drinking, dry wines

Other areas
Douglas district WO and Andalusia ward are both areas around Kimberley in the centre of the country. Each has a single co?op. Benede?Oranje (Lower Orange) is a WO near Augrabies in the Orange River Valley, also in the centre. These districts produce mostly bulk, and some dessert, wines.

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