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Coastal region

Wine region on the southern tip of South Africa that borders the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The vineyards cover around 32,000 hectares of vineyards within a radius of 200 kilometers from Cape Town in the Atlantic coastal area. The huge area is characterized by a mild, Mediterranean climate with high humidity. The annual rainfall is 1,200 millimeters. The Coastal Region comprises the eight districts Cape Point. Darling. Franschhoek. Paarl. Tygerberg. Stellenbosch. Swartland and Tulbagh, Independent wards that do not belong to one of these districts Constantia and Hout Bay. The other South African regions are Boberg. Breede River Valley. Cape South Coast. Little Karoo and Olifants River,

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