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Artisan Cab Shiraz 2010

Special wines for special customers

In 2009 we created the Vrede en Lust Artisan Range to achieve two main objectives: Rare, limited production wines for our wine club members. Wines made in small quantities and not available in retail nor restaurants. The opportunity for Susan and Ansone to experiment and learn with new wines or style. The Artisan Range has […]

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Vrede en Lust goes Solar!

The Vrede en Lust winery, in the beautiful Franschhoek wine valley, has commissioned MLT Drives (Pty) Ltd of Cape Town to install a 218 KWp solar power plant. The leading edge photo-voltaic (PV) solar plant will generate 374,000 kWh annually, enough to meet the winery’s power needs. Vrede en Lust aims to become a carbon neutral […]

The falling of the Bastille

A much more ‘French’ Bastille this year

Franschhoek Wine Valley, our local tourism organization,  has concluded some very interesting twinning agreements in recent years. Under CEO Jenny Prinsloo’s watch we have reached twinning agreements with Napa Valley (USA of course) and with the Rhône-Alpes Region in France. To help celebrate a Season of France and the twinning between the Rhône-Alpes Region, there are 10 […]