Wine tasting is inherently about consumption. You spend money, you consume calories, and you dedicate travel funds to taxis since you drank all that wine and have to get home somehow. South Africa’s tremendous wine communities are working to turn the wine-tasting experience into something more sustainable, educational, and culturally immersive. They’re trying to make wine tasting less about wine and more about experiencing the land and people that provide that wine. Here are 12 ways wine tasting meets ecotourism in South Africa.
This article originally appeared on AFKInsider.com.