The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Wine Lovers Taste of Nederburg Wines

Although many Kenyans are known for their love for lagers and spirits, they have started discovering the beauty of wine as an alcoholic beverage.

This shift in tastes has been sighted by a growth in wine tasting events in the city.

The Serena Hotel in Nairobi hosted a wine tasting event for the South Africa's Nederburg wines. Award-winning South African cellar-master Razvan Macici, flew in specifically for the event.

"There is art in wine making, the rest is nature's way, " he said. Macici revealed that in 1791 Philip Wolvaart, a Dutch acquired a farm named Nederburgh in which he started growing grapes six years later and built it up to a profitable business.

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