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We realise that nothing makes a holiday as enjoyable as sharing good food and wine with your friends on hot summer days. Unfortunately we can’t do much about the food, but we can help with the good wine.  We would like to treat one lucky Vrede en Lust Facebook fan to enough wine for the […]

What’s in a name

For the first time ever we would like you, our loyal fan and wine drinker to help us choose a name for our newest release.  This beautiful wine is a Rhone blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Viognier, all harvested from our Vrede en Lust vineyards. Our team have been putting our heads together trying to come up with the […]


Sin Vol Smaak

Chardonnay verg die regte balans.   By alle wynkompetisies is dit altyd interessant om te sien waar die dubbelgoue en algehele wenners van Chardonnay vandaan kom. Maar dit is nog meer interessant om te sien watter mense van watter Chardonnay hou. Dié kultivar het inderdaad ‘n ingewikkelde groep smaakvriende weens die soms onvoorspelbare komplekse bondel […]

Vrede en Lust & Cotage Fromage Auction prize

Vrede en Lust and Cotage Fromage jointly offered a night for 10 in the Manor House, with a special dinner prepared by our top chefs, as an auction item at the recent Solstice Foundation Charity Ball recently held in Cape Town. The top bid came in at a whopping R31,000! The winning bidders promptly booked […]

Vrede en Lust is looking for a Tasting Room Assistant.

Vrede en Lust is looking for a Tasting Room Assistant. This is a full time position and will require working 2 weekends per month A strong wine background and especially a passion for wine is a pre-requisite! The ideal candidate needs to be friendly, outgoing, presentable with excellent communication, team-work, computer and people skills. English […]

Start your Franschhoek Uncorked Festival at Vrede en Lust

It is nearly time for the annual Franschhoek Uncorked festival again! What makes the Uncorked Festival different, is that it is celebrated at the Vignerons of Franschhoek wineries as opposed to in town. Each winery is busy organising fun events to ensure a wonderful end of winter celebration in our beautiful valley. Shuttle busses will […]

Harvest 2008 Update

The 1st of February marked the start of the 2008 harvest season at Vrede en Lust’s winery. Following a long, wet and cold winter, the growing season was exceptional and forecasts for grape quality are on par. The Chardonnay from block #3 (situated right next to the Manor House and Vineyard Terrace) was the first […]