Tag Archives: Chenin Blanc

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 […]

Elegantly Elgin

Elegantly Elgin wine tasting

As many of you will know, Etienne and I bought a 90Ha Elgin apple farm in mid 2005. We had been looking for the right cool climate vineyard for some time and had looked at many Elgin farms by then. The farm is located in the south-western corner of Elgin, high above sea level and […]


The 2009 Harvest is in…

At Vrede en Lust we have just completed our 2009 harvest – the 8th harvest of our modern era! While the grapes are all in, Susan’s cellar team will still work full speed for the next month or so, until all of the wines have been fermented dry. At that point the red wines will […]