Wine Maker of The Month

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Gielie Beukes – Living His Passion As Winemaker at Doolhof Wine Estate

One on one with Gielie Beukes, Winemaker at Doolhof Wine Estate, nestled in the beautiful, remote and historic Bovlei valley, north-east of Wellington. Doolhof...

The Tale of Two Brothers – Deux Frères Wines

This is the story of two brothers, Stephan and Retief du Toit, co-owners of the Le Present farm on the R44 between Stellenbosch and...

Success begins in the vineyards at Kleine Zalze

To RJ Botha, the chemistry behind wine- and beer making is the reason he enrolled as a B.Sc. student at Stellenbosch University. In the Newspaper’s...

Jakkalsvlei – The Garden Route’s Best Kept Secret

Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar is a family owned Wine Estate situated on the R327, 8km from Herbertsdale, and 50km from Mossel Bay on the beautiful...

Wine Maker of the Month – Hempies Du Toit

“Nature gives us the raw materials. I only add my thumbprint to the wine.” Hempies du Toit, owner and winemaker at Annandale, has a passion...

Winemaker of The Month from the “Land of Thirst”

Karusa, the Khoi-San word for “Dry Land” or ”Land of Thirst”, is situated in the farming settlement of Schoemanshoek Valley, 13Km from Oudtshoorn en-route...

Wine Maker of the Month

John Faure, the Cellar Master at Vergenoegd is the 6th Generation Faure making wine on the Vergenoegd Wine Estate. History claims that Van der Stel...

Wine Maker of the Month

”Do you know what the name Esmé means?” With an expression of heartbrokenness, yet overpowered by joy and a tear of happiness in his eyes,...

Cellar Masters of the Month

Achim & Takuan von Arnim The history of Haute Cabriere dates back to 22 December 1694 when the French Huguenot Pierre Jourdan, was granted a...

Winemaker of the Month

Hannes Nel is not just a Winemaker, but a scientific winemaker who does not believe that wine is made in the wine cellar, but...

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