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White Mischief wins Top 100 SA Wines Award

The major fine-wine only event in SA launches the 2015 Top 100 SA winning wines results and our Vrede en Lust White Mischief 2014 did us proud with an accolade. Our newly released Vrede en Lust White Mischief 2014 is a 6-cultivar white blend made from selected grapes from our Casey’s Ridge Elgin vineyard. It showcases […]

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Ballade vir ‘n Enkeling CT premiere

On Monday night our venue was shining with the brightest stars in the South African film industry.  It was the premiere of the upcoming film, Ballade vir ‘n Enkeling in our venue and all the cast and crew from the film, media and specially selected guests attended this magical event.  Guests were treated to beautiful artisan […]

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and the winner is…

The moment many of our Vrede en Lust wine lovers have been waiting for, is finally here.  A few months ago we ran a competition on our social media, mailing list and to Vrede en Lust wine club members, prompting them to suggest a name for our new Rhone blend which was due for release in the new year. […]

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Harvest news – Vrede en Lust Malbec

A visual diary of a morning harvest of our Vrede en Lust Malbec. The Vrede en Lust Malbec is used for our Bordeaux blends but most importantly for our ever popular Mocholate. An easy drinking red which can also be enjoyed chilled in summertime. Our 2 ha block of Malbec is situated high up along the […]

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Shedding a light on load shedding

“Load shedding is a measure of last resort to prevent the collapse of the power system country-wide.  When there is insufficient power station capacity to supply the demand (load) from all the customers, the electricity system becomes unbalanced, which can cause it to trip out country-wide (a blackout), and which could take days to restore.” […]

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Valentine’s at Vrede en Lust

Valentine’s Day is a day to spoil your loved one and make them feel more special than any other day of the year.  We believe that everyday should be Valentine’s Day and have decided that we would like offer romantic options for couples to enjoy the whole February. Our beautiful Ploughman’s platter for 2 and […]

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Harvest 2015 – earliest start in 18 years

The 2015 harvest at Vrede en Lust is now in full swing.  Due to the fact that 2014 was the hottest summer since 1985(!) we had to start our harvest much earlier than anticipated this year.  Luckily Susan and her team were ready for this when the first Simonsberg-Paarl Chardonnay were ready last Thursday.  The […]

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Happy 2015 to all our clients…

May you have a prosperous 2015 filled with success, health, love and good wine.  We are very excited about the year ahead and have a few big surprises up our sleeve.  We promise to keep you up to date with everything happening on the estate and hope to continuously improve our offering to our clients. […]