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Harvest 2014 – the end of a fruitful season

The signs of Autumn are all around us. The vineyards are multi coloured and leaves are falling as the days get cooler.  Hard to believe that we still had grapes hanging two weeks ago. It seems almost far fetched as so much …

Here we compare our cellar door prices of our 6 main wine lines for the past 3 years. You will see that we always aim to provide quality wine at the most competitive prices.

Wine price increases; a product that will invariably be worth your two cents

It is said that two things in life are certain.  Death and taxes.  Unfortunately, so is the continuing trend of increases in the cost of living.  The price of wine cannot be left behind when having this discussion.  We, at …


Harvest 2014 (it is not over just yet)

Our vineyard team harvested the last of our Cabernet Sauvignon from Casey’s Ridge vineyards in Elgin on Tuesday.  There will be no late or noble late harvest from Casey’s Ridge in 2014.  It would be nice to believe that the …

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The home stretch of the 2014 harvest has just become a bit longer with the current and predicted rain!

  During the next two weeks grapes will be  harvested from all 3 of our properties, with the last grapes coming in from Casey’s Ridge during April 2014. Rain during harvest is not usually seen as a good thing but …


Harvest Festival 2014

Monday morning at the office after our annual harvest festival reminds you of an ant farm…  A whirlwind of activity, tying up all the knots after an event that takes quite a few months to organise.  As usual we are …

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Halfway there!

  We have been quiet since our first harvest post…but with good reason:)  It’s been an amazingly busy few weeks of harvest and we are gradually making up for the late start of harvest. Susan is doing her second harvest, …


Harvest 2014 kicks off with a slow start

Hard to believe but harvest 2014 is here and Susan and her team is hard at work in the vineyards and cellar. This year started off slower than we initially anticipated but Susan is predicting that once it gets going …

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Harvest Festival 2014 – Book now!

Join us for our annual harvest festival as we pull out all the stops to impress our guests! Date: 15 March 2014 Time: 09:00am – 15:00am Price:  R450/person (including all entertainment, food and wine on the day) R400/person (Vrede en Lust Wine …

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