Monthly Archives: August 2011

Early morning harvest

Human Rights in the Winelands

The recent paper published by the Human Rights Watch has made headlines in the wine world and has been picked up by some of the broader press. Wines of South Africa (WOSA) has put out their response to the reports, …

Platter Guide

We opt out of Platter sighted reviews!

Vrede en Lust wine estate has stopped submitting wines to the sighted tastings for the annual Platter guide. We hope to remain in Platter from a directory perspective. The decision was not taken lightly and some will criticize us for …

Baron Willemse

Baron is on his way to Burgundy!

We are very proud to announce that Baron Pieter Willemse is one of eight South African cellar workers selected to partake in the annual Burgundy Exchange Programme for 2011. In addition, we have just heard that Baron has made it …