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Decorex Durban

Visit our stand at Decorex Durban to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. KZN’s finest décor, design and lifestyle expo themed ‘bliss’ promises to provide plenty of design and décor ideas and inspiration, a showcase of the latest decor trends as well as lots to buy and loads of practical know-how. Decorex Durban’s customary demo’s and how to’s promise to inspire a whole new approach to home living and a variety of trendy pop-up restaurants mean visitors are guaranteed a great day out. Tickets: R15 - R65

20 March 2014 - 23 March 2014
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Duration: All-day event!
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Vrede en Lust Annual Harvest Festival

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 Club members) - including all entertainment, food and wine on the day Limited space available – BOOK NOW: wineclub@vnl.co.za / 021 8741611 The day will kick off with an exciting, informative wine tasting hike on the estate, followed by grape stomping.  Afterwards you will be able to enjoy some Federweisser in front of our 300-year old Manor House. Once you’ve shaken the dust and grapes off your feet we will transport you to our magical world of interesting figures, live entertainment (BY PETER MITCHELL) and a mouthwatering carnival-style feast, paired with our world-renowned wines – all included in your ticket price!

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CARNIVAL FEAST

Seafood station

Seafood paellaVrede en Lust White Mischief

Fish and Chips in newspaper conesBarrique

Bread station

Roosterkoeke with cheese, pate’s and jams - Artisan Range Chenin Blanc, Artisan Range Semillon

Mini burgers with a variety of available fillings - Artisan Range Casey’s Ridge Syrah

Thai Station

Pan fried Thai chicken - Vrede en Lust Viognier

Sweet and sour pork on Chinese vegetable rice - Artisan Range Riesling

A variety of Canape’s available throughout the afternoon:

Wine pairing: Shiraz/Cabernet

Wine pairing: Vrede en Lust Syrah

Bruschetta’s with caramelized onion, green figs and Brie

Spanakopita’s with tzatziki

Lamb medallions with mint sauce

Pork fillet  served on aromatic pasta rice in a little bamboo boat

Potato rösti with beef carpaccio

Asparagus with pancetta & hollandaise

Sweets

Artisan Range Something Sweet

Candyfloss, rice crispy squares, fudge, brownies, coconut marshmallows

Retro, artisan, ice cream lollies

15 March 2014 09:00 - 15 March 2014 15:00
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Duration: 06:00 hours.
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Mpumalanga Wine Show

Visit our stand at the Mpumalanga Wine Show to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort, R40 (between White River and Nelspruit) Ticket bookings from 1 February via Computicket.com.  Also available at the money market counters at Shoprite Checkers stores and for sale at the door. Ticket price: R130 The fifth FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show takes place on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th March 2014 at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort.  Presented by wine authority Michael Fridjhon and the OutSorceress Marketing team which organises the country’s premier national and regional wine festivals, Nelspruit and White River wine lovers will again be treated to a prestigious array of Cape producers and award-winning wines.  Not only can visitors refresh their palates and sample the latest vintages but they may also stock up on their favourite wine discoveries from previous years. Olives, wine accessories and artisanal products will also be available for both sampling and sale.  Offering a great number of delicious wines for tasting and purchase, Cape winemakers and producer representatives from around 60 exhibitors look forward to sharing their wines with all lifestyle enthusiasts.   The FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show is also a good reason for Gautengers to “make a weekend of it” and visit the sunshine province.

14 March 2014 17:00 - 15 March 2014 21:00
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Duration: 1 day and 04:00 hours.
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Franschhoek Summer Wines

Celebrate summer in style and head off to Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards for this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, which takes place on Saturday, 8 February. Regarded as an intimate and relaxing festival where Franschhoek’s finest wineries will be showcasing their premium summer wines. We will be showcasing our new Casey's Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2013 to enjoy in this sweltering heat.

08 February 2014 12:00 - 08 February 2014 12:00
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Duration: No duration!
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Glenshiel Christmas Fair

Visit our stand at the Glenshiel Christmas Fair to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. Visitors to the fair will be able to enjoy the magnificent gardens on the ridge overlooking the treed suburbs of Westcliff, Zoo Lake and beyond. There are 25 stands in the garden this year alongside the Tea Garden so shoppers can relax amongst the roses while enjoying lunch - or breakfast for those who wish to get a head start. Herbert Baker designed Glenshiel. Rarely seen by the public, this is an opportunity to admire the panelled rooms and ancient banners of the Order of St. John while shopping for gifts that have travelled from as far afield as the Cape and Durban. The aim of the organisers is to showcase new and unusual gifts as well some local favourites.

01 November 2013 - 03 November 2013
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Duration: 2 days and 00:00 hours.
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RMB WineX Jhb

Last year we had 4 of the top 10 wines at Winex - this year we are aiming to top that!  Visit our ladies in red at the 14th year of Winex Jhb. RMB WineX, the undisputed festival of choice for the discerning wine consumer, is a celebration of all that is good to savour and experience in the world of wine. Now in its 14th successive year in Sandton, the show boasts the greatest selection of South Africa's top cellars under one roof together with an exciting array of newcomers, boutique producers and garagistes – all passionate about what they make and why it is different.

23 October 2013 - 25 October 2013
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VnL at Good Food and Wine Show

Visit our stand at the Good Food and Wine Show to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. Johannesburg will be transformed into the city of culinary gold when the Good Food & Wine Show celebrates the latest trends, top celebrity chefs and culinary excellence at the Coca-Cola Dome, 21 – 24 September 2013. Explore your inner foodie with international top chefs, as they inspire you with their creations. For more info click here

21 September 2013 - 24 September 2013
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Uncorked Weekend

Visit Vrede en Lust this year for our fantastic Uncorked offering! Enter a world beyond your wildest dreams where humans become tables, characters walk around on sky-high legs and statues start to move… This world will also entice your taste buds with award-winning wines and carnival-style gourmet foods, served by beautiful creatures in red, with a wine knowledge that you only dream about… Hidden beneath these beautiful creatures are small treats of Lindt chocolates, strawberries and amazing prizes to be won. Test your strength and aim a ball at a floating circle in our vineyard of dreams. Sounds too good to be true? Make sure you visit Vrede en Lust but beware; you might not want to return to the real world… Bespoke event: Artisan white wine tasting and cellar tour, guided by winemaker Susan Erasmus creates the Artisan Range exclusively for our wine club members. The labels are reproduced from her original handwriting and only limited cases are available per year. Once a year we allow non-wine club members to taste this range in the intimate surroundings of our cellar. Maximum 6 people per tasting @ R50pp. 8 September 11:30-12:30. Book your exclusive ticket to this tasting by emailing: nicola@vnl.co.za  

07 September 2013 11:00 - 08 September 2013 17:00
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Duration: 1 day and 06:00 hours.
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VnL at Mercury Wine Week

Visit our stand at the Mercury Wine Week to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. Everyone should be able to afford to drink good wine every day

Inspiring Exploration is what we believe in at the Mercury Wine Week. Let us take you on a journey to discover and explore hundreds of wines in a beautiful setting on the East Coast beachfront. Walk away with spectacular wines at the best possible prices to continue enjoying the experience for weeks after the show is over!

At the Mercury Wine Week you will gain knowledge about different wines in an elegant, sophisticated, fun filled environment. Our exhibitors are bursting at the seams to tell you about their wines and are welcoming and approachable to anyone who wants to expand their knowledge, sample old favourites and discover new favourites to add to their list! For more info click here

28 August 2013 - 30 August 2013
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Duration: 2 days and 00:00 hours.
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VnL at Good Food and Wine Show

Visit our stand at the Good Food and Wine Show to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. It’s the tastiest date on the South African foodie calendar and an event where trends are born. The Good Food & Wine Show comes to Durban from August 8 to 11 and is bang on with what’s hot and fabulous in food and cooking fashions. For more info click here

08 August 2013 - 11 August 2013
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Duration: 3 days and 00:00 hours.
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VnL at Decorex Jhb

Visit our stand at Decorex Jhb to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. Decorex Joburg, Africa’s finest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition celebrates 20 years of stylish living at what promises to be a blissful, feel-good show in 2013. This year’s exhibition kicks off on 7th August and promises five days of unforgettable inspiration to improve and innovate on the home front. The theme of Decorex Joburg this year is "bliss” with unique décor features throughout the exhibition aimed at inspiring visitors to turn their home into a peaceful sanctuary. For more info click here

07 August 2013 - 11 August 2013
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Duration: 4 days and 00:00 hours.
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VnL at Free State Wine Show

Visit our stand at the Free State Wine Show to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. The inaugural FNB Free State Wine Show takes place on 1 and 2 August at Emoya Estate, Bloemfontein.  The FNB Free State Wine Show will be presented by well-known wine authority Michael Fridjhon and the team which organises the country’s premier national and regional wine festivals.  Like the wine lovers from Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces, where regional wine shows have been in existence since 2007, Free State wine enthusiasts will be treated to a prestigious array of award-winning producers and their wines from a range of Cape wine regions. For more info click here

01 August 2013 - 02 August 2013
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Duration: 1 day and 00:00 hours.
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VnL at the Limpopo Wine Show

Visit our stand at the Limpopo Wine Show to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. The seventh Limpopo Wine Show takes place at the Meropa Casino & Entertainment World on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th July 2013. Presented by wine authority Michael Fridjhon and OutSorceress Marketing, the team which organises the country’s premier national and regional wine festivals, Polokwane wine lovers will again be treated to a prestigious array of Cape producers and award-winning wines. For more info click here  

25 July 2013 - 26 July 2013
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Duration: 1 day and 00:00 hours.
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VnL at the Bastille Festival

Visit our stand at the annual Bastille Festival in Franschhoek to taste and take home our range of award-winning wines.  Experience the magic of Vrede en Lust in the heart of the winelands For more info click here If you are visiting us from out of town and would like to spend the weekend with us, have a look at our Bastille accommodation specials.

13 July 2013 - 14 July 2013
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Duration: All-day event!
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VnL at the House & Garden Show

Visit our stand at the House and Garde Show to taste and take home our range of award-winning wines.  Experience the magic of Vrede en Lust. For more info click here

28 June 2013 - 07 July 2013
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Duration: All-day event!
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VnL at the Good Food and Wine Show CT

Visit our stand at the Good food and wine show in CT to taste and take home our range of award-winning wines.  Experience the magic of our ladies in red. For more info click here

23 May 2013 - 26 May 2013
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VnL at the Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 2013

Visit our stand at the  Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival 2013 to taste and take home our range of award-winning wines. Experience the magic of Vrede en Lust. JULIET CULLINAN

STANDARD BANK WINE FESTIVAL

Tuesday 14th May & Wednesday 15th May 2013 

17h30 - 21h00

SUMMER PLACE

69 Melville Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg

A NOVEL APPRECIATION OF WINE TASTING -

DISCOVER A PALETTE OF COLOUR AND TASTE

Discover 50 handpicked, icon Cape wineries displaying traditional, innovative, rare and unique labels of outstanding quality. We will offer an exclusive range of imported wines and accessories making this an experience to remember.

Capture and buy the essence of the Cape vintage in a wine glass.All wines showcased during the Festival can be purchased through the Makro Sip & Shop at special show prices Tickets cost R130 per person if booked online, and R150 at the door. This includes a wine glass, catalogue, and an evening of unlimited tastings.

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14 May 2013 - 15 May 2013
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Duration: All-day event!
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VnL at the Winter Sculpture Fair 2013

Visit our stand at the Winter Sculpture Fair 2013 to taste and take home our range of award-winning wines. Experience the magic of Vrede en Lust.

Come and join us at the 2013 Winter Sculpture Fair, presented by MasterCard with Franschhoek's top chefs and wine makers...

4 to 5 May 2013 from 11h00 to 17h00 on Saturday & 10h00 to 17h00 on Sunday

at the Nirox Residency and Sculpture Park, Johannesburg

GPS Co-Ordinates : S25 59 155 E27 46 981 (map & directions below) Tickets cost R100 per person Delicious Franschhoek gourmet picnic fare and award-winning wines for purchase at the event. Stock up your wine cellar and pantry for the Winter months... MasterCard card holders receive a 10% discount on tickets and items at the event. online bookings: www.webtickets.co.za  

04 May 2013 - 05 May 2013
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Duration: All-day event!
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VnL at Mpumalanga Wine Show

Visit our stand at the Mpumalanga Wine Show to taste and take home our award winning wines; and experience the magic of our ladies in red. The fourth FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show takes place on 26 and 27 April 2013 at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort.  Presented by wine authority Michael Fridjhon and the OutSorceress Marketing team which organises the country’s premier national and regional wine festivals, Nelspruit and White River wine lovers will again be treated to a prestigious array of Cape producers and award-winning wines. For more info click here

26 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
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Duration: All-day event!
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VnL at Decorex Durban

Visit our stand at Decorex Durban to taste and take home our range of award-winning wines. KZN's finest décor, design and lifestyle expo themed 'bliss' promises to provide plenty of design and décor ideas and inspiration, a showcase of the latest decor trends as well as lots to buy and loads of practical know-how. Decorex Durban's customary demo's and how to's promise to inspire a whole new approach to home living and a variety of trendy pop-up restaurants mean visitors are guaranteed a great day out. For more info click here

21 March 2013 - 24 March 2013
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Duration: All-day event!
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The annual Vrede en Lust harvest festival

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Vrede en Lust will once again host their exclusive, annual harvest festival on the 2nd of March.  This is an event not to be missed and promise to take guests on a "trip around the world" with their senses.  

02 March 2013 - 02 March 2013
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Duration: All-day event!

Taste of Christmas

We will be in the swing of Christmas at this year's Taste of Christmas! Be sure to visit our stand

07 December 2012 - 09 December 2012
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Duration: 2 days and 00:00 hours.
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Glenshiel Christmas Fair

Be fart of the festive feeling of the Glenshiel Fair and visit our beautiful Vrede en Lust stand to purchase some wines for the holidays.

02 November 2012 - 04 November 2012
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Duration: 2 days and 00:00 hours.
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VNL at RMB WINEX JHB 2012

Come be a part of our 2012 success at our annual Winex stand!  This year we are partnering with Lindt to present a amazing chocolate and wine experience! Click HERE for more details

24 October 2012 17:00 - 26 October 2012 21:00
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Duration: 2 days and 04:00 hours.
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VNL at TASTE of Joburg

Come and TASTE our award-winning wines at TASTE of Joburg and become a part of this mouth-watering, lip-smacking, delectable, tantalising and unequivocally delicious cullinary adventure... More info will follow soon!

27 September 2012 - 30 September 2012
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Cape Wine

Cape Wine is back this year! Come and enjoy this amazing experience of fantastic wines! More info to follow soon...

25 September 2012 - 27 September 2012
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VNL at Good Food and Wine show JHB

Visit our ladies in red at our stand! We are excited to be back at this awesome show!

20 September 2012 - 24 September 2012
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VNL at the Soweto Wine festival

This is the first year we are participating at the Soweto Wine festival! We are very excited to make lots of new wine friends with our fantastic range of wines! Come visit the ladies in red at our stand!

06 September 2012 - 08 September 2012
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Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Come and enjoy the annual Franschhoek Uncorked Festival at Vrede en Lust as your first stop and enjoy what we are going to offer this year! More info will follow!

01 September 2012 - 02 September 2012
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VNL at Good Food & Wine Show Durban

Come taste our VNL range and stock up on some wine for the last bit of Winter and Spring that is around the corner! Click here for more info!

23 August 2012 - 26 August 2012
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VNL at Mercury Wine Week DBN

Come and taste the new VNL releases from our ladies in red at the Vrede en Lust stand! More info will follow!

15 August 2012 - 17 August 2012
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VNL at Decorex JHB 2012

We had such a successful show at Decorex JHB in 2011 that we are definitely doing it again this year! We will be in JHB from 8 - 12 August so come and enjoy the exhibition while tasting some fantastic new releases! For more info click here

08 August 2012 - 12 August 2012
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VNL at Letaba Expo Tzaneen

This will be our first year at the Letaba Expo and we are inviting all wine lovers from Tzaneen to come and visit us at our stand. More information to follow.

01 August 2012 - 04 August 2012
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VNL at the Juliet Cullinan Show

To all the Gauteng fans! Come and visit our stand at this year's prestigious Juliet Cullinan show! Monday 16 July and Tuesday 17 July 17h30 - 21h00 Summer Place 69 Melville road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg Tickets cost R130 per peson if booked online and R150 at the door. Tickets available at webtickets.co.za  

16 July 2012 - 18 July 2012
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VNL at Bastille Festival

Come dress in true French flair and join Vrede en Lust at the annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival on the weekend of the 14-15 July 2012 More info will follow!

14 July 2012 - 15 July 2012
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Cook Franschhoek

Learn to Cook with Franschhoek's Chefs and Taste with Franchhoek's Winemakers! Book for a Winemaker's Lunch at Cotage Fromage @ R299 p.p a Sumptuous 6-course food and wine pairing experience! There are limited seats around our table, so we recommend you make a booking soonest! More info will follow...

15 June 2012 - 17 June 2012
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Oyster Festival JHB

We are participating for the first time this year! Looking forward to sharing our fantastic wines. More info will follow...

02 June 2012 - 03 June 2012
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Good Food and Wine show CT

Come enjoy our brand new vintages! For more info click here

24 May 2012 - 27 May 2012
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Elegantly Elgin

21 October 2011 - 21 October 2011
Come and taste beautiful Elgin-produced wines!
Duration: All-day event!
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VNL at The Good Food & Wine Show JHB

This is our first year at the GWF show JHB! Come enjoy tasting our wines and be a part of our success! Click here for more info

22 September 2011 - 25 September 2011
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The Wedding Expo JHB

Come visit our stand for wine tasting as well as what our magnificent wedding venue has to offer to make your dreams come true for your wedding day! Click here for more info

10 September 2011 - 11 September 2011
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RMB WINEX Cape Town 2011

The ladies in red invite you to come taste the Vrede en Lust range and experience a piece of passion! Click here for more info

08 September 2011 - 09 September 2011
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VNL at the Knysna Oyster Festival

We will exhibit our wines for tasting and purchasing at the Pick 'n Pay Oyster & Wine Mardi Gras on the 6th of July 2011! Come and support us and taste our fantastic new vintages! Click on this link for more info on tickets

06 July 2011 - 06 July 2011
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