Cape doctor


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Cape doctor

n
(Physical Geography) informal South African a strong fresh SE wind blowing in the vicinity of Cape Town, esp in the summer
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The Cape Doctor shiraz is named after the south easterly wind which cools the vineyard," explained Rollo revealing how the same wind had helped ignite a spark which almost burnt down the family home on the estate
And on this sultry February afternoon as I arrived for media accreditation, the usual blustery Cape Doctor -- a seasonal trade wind -- had backed off from blowing everything away.
Salty notes have been used to encapsulate the smell of the fresh sea breeze in Cape Town, known as the Cape Doctor, alongside woody, smoky hints to represent the nation's passion for barbeques, and also Tagette, an essential oil sourced directly from South Africa," Bailey said in a press release.
The main asset, though, is a fierce cold wind, known as the Cape Doctor, that keeps the temperature down, lengthening the ripening season, and boosting acidity.
31 In British imperial times, the Cape Doctor was a refreshing wind that blew on convalescing Britons - at which cape?
Ja, china, from the okes in Egoli, to the Cape doctor, they're all up for the jol.
And they will be hoping that the infamous Cape Doctor - the wind which blows in these parts - lies low for the next four days.