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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. […]

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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 all walking around with big smiles on our faces, happy and satisfied with a very […]

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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, in her 7 years as winemaker with us, as a pregnant lady and this time […]