She Put a Wine Region on the Map

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Times were seriously tough for winemaker Samantha O’Keefe of Lismore Estate Vineyards when we first met seven years ago, just after the global financial meltdown. Today, her wine is scoring 90+ on international lists and she’s widely credited for establishing Greyton as a winemaking region.

Sam is phenomenal, and so is her story. I recently had the opportunity to write about her for Zester Daily. To read the story, click on the link below.

Above image of Samantha O’Keefe courtesy of Lismore Estate Vineyards.

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Written by Ilana Sharlin Stone

I’m a food writer, blogger and former chef who found her umami in Cape Town, South Africa.

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