Wine Blending, new Mocholate Malbec at Franschhoek Uncorked on 10 & 11 Oct

We would love to entertain you at Vrede en Lust during the 2009 Franschhoek Uncorked Festival!

Date: Saturday 10 October & Sunday 11 October 2009

Time: 09h30 – 17h00

Venue: Vrede en Lust and most of the wineries in the beautiful Franschhoek wine valley

While our newly released wine range will be available for tasting and purchase, the focus this weekend will be on the launch of our brand new Vrede en Lust Mocholate Malbec 2009! The Vrede en Lust Malbec 2008 is effectively sold-out now, having won many fans during its short time on the market.

The Mocholate Malbec retains the very pure red and black berry fruit flavours of the 2008 Malbec, but adds delicious mocha and chocolate flavours – a more complex wine. The Mocholate Malbec 2009 will retail at the same R69 per bottle, with big savings for our wineclub members!

  • Participate in our Carats for Carbon competition and stand a chance to win a 1.6 Carat Diamond.
  • Live Music
  • Blending Competition on Saturday (see below)
  • Connoisseur Cheese platters and specially paired tapas with the new Mocholate Malbec wine

Wine Blending Competition:

Join us for the 3rd year of Wine Blending held at Vrede en Lust.

WHEN: 9h00 – 13h00 Saturday 10th of October 2009

WHERE: Vrede en Lust Winery Plaza

WHAT: Blend your own bottle of wine from selected wine cultivars. Teams may consist of 1 – 4 persons. You will be able to taste all the different wines and play around until you decide on your final blend.

COST: R100 per entry. Teams can consist of 1 – 4 people. We have entry forms available for those who want to ensure a specific blending time.


1 x 750 ml Bottle per team for you to take home and enjoy.

Another sample will be handed in for the judging of the blends.

Judging will take place at 14h00 on the Vrede en Lust Plaza (Please ensure that you are present for the Judging)

Great Prizes are up for grabs!!!

1st Prize: 5 litre bottle of Vrede en Lust 2003 Reserve

2nd Prize: 3 litre bottle of Vrede en Lust 2003 Reserve

3rd Prize: 1.5 litre bottle of Vrede en Lust 2003 Reserve

Warm wishes from Elzanne, Anneke, Susan, Ansone, Lynne and Alice.