The wine is borne from my experiences in working close the Hungarian border in Austria. Here I
came into contact with the grape Harslevelü, which is beautifully fragrant and has a great natural
oily texture, together with decent acidity's. I came back to South Africa and work with a tiny 0.5
ha vineyard, (which is next to the Sweet Cheeks and Cortez vineyard). Whilst in Hungary, I also
discovered the Hungarian “Sheep Pig” locally called Mangalitsa, I like pigs and particularly pigs
that look like sheep, so I called the wine Mangaliza in homage to the sheep pig. The photo was
taken by myself of a field mouse which I rescued from my dogs, it lived to fight another day.