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Made in Jozi: Johannesburg's first winery takes off

23 April 2018 11:24 AM
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Gerakaris Family Winery

Kath Gerakaris of the Gerakaris Family Winery chats to Gugs Mhlungu about creating Joburg's own wine from pressing to bottling.

A winery in Joburg? Wine hails from traditionally Mediterranean climates such as the Cape...so how is this possible?

Gugu Mhlungu spoke to Kath Gerakaris, winemaker and owner Gerakaris Family Winery on Joburg's first winery which has opened in Craighall Park.

We source our grapes from the Cape, from the Swartland and we bring the grapes up here overnight in a cold truck.

Kath Gerakaris, winemaker and owner Gerakaris Family Winery, Johannesburg

They arrive from the Cape as full bunches of grapes.

And then I do the whole process here.

Kath Gerakaris, winemaker and owner Gerakaris Family Winery, Johannesburg

She does it all - from pressing, fermentation, aging to bottling and labelling.

Does the weather make a difference?

The wine-making up here is not hugely influenced by the climate.

Kath Gerakaris, winemaker and owner Gerakaris Family Winery, Johannesburg

Listen to Kath's story of how she got into winemaking and how she started her business.

It was one of those moments in life where you decide to follow your passion.

Kath Gerakaris, winemaker and owner Gerakaris Family Winery, Johannesburg

Photographs: Gerakaris Family Winery website and Instagram


23 April 2018 11:24 AM
Tags:
Winery
Gerakaris Family Winery

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