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The Promised (Wine)land: Scion of Sinai

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Bernhard Bredell winemaker of Scions of Sinai in the cellar.
Bernhard Bredell winemaker of Scions of Sinai in the cellar.
Scions of Sinai

"The road to the promised land runs past Sinai." - CS Lewis. 

Now I have a penchant for the inklings, but also wine made from granite soils, and also a good story.

For the religious among you, Mount Sinai was the mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments en route to the Promised Land when the people seemed to have lost their way. For the non-religious, Mount Sinai is a metaphor, a symbol for all that is good and righteous, and a mountain in Egypt. To the Bredell family, Sinai hill is a granite hill on the farm Helderzicht, in the Lower Helderberg region of Stellenbosch, and their home for the past 160 years and seven generations of winemakers.

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