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Vrede en Lust reach major milestone in solar energy production

When it comes to championing the environment and farming for a sustainable future, few wine industry producers can hold a candle to Vrede en Lust. The pioneering Franschhoek estate is celebrating an important milestone in its green evolution with 1 000 000 kWh of clean, renewable solar energy having been generated on the farm over […]


Triumphant Celebration

With more than half of 2016 finished and filed we’ve certainly not been stuck in a time warp with only a few more months left before the Christmas decorations will be dusted off and showcased for some jingle bell cheers! Our winemaking and viticulture teams have not wasted any time this year boasting with numerous […]

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Marketing Manager

Vrede en Lust Estate, a family owned and managed historic wine estate, is looking for a dynamic marketing manager to join their executive team. The beautiful winery is located in Simondium on the slopes of the beautiful Simonsberg between Paarl and Franschhoek. Vrede en Lust owns vineyards along the Simonsberg and in Elgin. The Marketing […]

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Vrede en Lust championing a new course for Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is still relatively unheralded as a single varietal wine in South Africa, but a Cabernet Franc from Vrede en Lust Estate is making giant strides on the local and international wine front. This should come as no surprise to their loyal following of wine lovers, as the winery has become known for cultivating […]


Challenging season for the SA Wine Industry – Harvest Update (part 2)

Challenging conditions led to a reduced wine grape crop for South African producers in 2016, but grapes were healthy and concentrated flavours promise good wines. “Although the crop is smaller, the industry still managed to reach higher productions than initially expected following a season characterised by abnormal heat and water shortages,” says Francois Viljoen, manager […]


Winter Baking Course at Lust Bistro set to delight and inspire budding bakers

As the seasons change and days become cooler, the kitchen inevitably beckons anew for home cooks to conjure up heart-warming baked treats. Lust Bistro, the ever-popular bistro and bakery on Vrede en Lust Estate that has long captivated foodies with its innovative and delicious offerings, now presents an exciting opportunity for aspiring master bakers to […]

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Vrede en Lust launch ‘Vinified by the Sun’ logo

Pioneering wine farm Vrede en Lust, on the outskirts of the magnificent Franschhoek Valley, is ringing in the new year on an innovative note. In addition to the release of two exceptional wines, this popular winery is introducing its new Vinified by the Sun  logo, celebrating its commitment to clean, renewable energy and environmental sustainability. The Vinified by […]