Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Join us for the De Savoye Harvest festival 2010!

In 1688 Jacques de Savoye came to South Africa and was granted Vrede en Lust, which in Dutch means “Peace and Passion”. We would like to invite you to the Vrede en Lust Savoye Day Harvest Festival to celebrate the …

Meet the Vrede en Lust Harvest 2010 team!

Meet the Vrede en Lust Harvest 2010 team! Nearly 7 days into the harvest they have already crushed 83 tons! Ansone Fourie, Susan Erasmus, Natalee Hamilton, Ben Snyman, Baron Willemse, Etienne Buys with some Pinotage destined for Rose tipping into …

Half the bottle, Twice the choice!

Cathy Marston wrote an interesting article re half bottles on Wine.co.za. She asked me for a few comments which I happily did. It is quite sad that there is so little interest in educating the public more about the benefits …

Harves 2010 gets under way!

Etienne and his team was up before sunrise on the 2nd of February to start harvesting the 1st grapes for the Vrede en Lust 2010 harvest. It is our 9th harvest of the modern era at the new winery as …