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Harvest starts early in the morning

Harvest Update 9 March 2011

This has been the hottest January and February that I have experienced in the 16 year on the farm! We have not had any rain since the start of December and our irrigation dam, at the top of the farm, …

Cellar Team 2011

The Vrede en Lust Harvest 2011 Team

The pictured above: Baron,  Ansone, Laura, Louise, Liam, Cyril and Susan (with Anthony below right) Harvest Update The winery has been getting busy for the past 2 weeks and crushed a total of about 120 tons of grapes thus far. …

Ansone and Etienne Loading Chardonnay Harvest 2011

The start of Harvest 2011

We are now into the first week of the 2011 harvest at Vrede en Lust! The cellar gets is distinctive ‘harvest bouquet’ which can be experienced as part of our new winemaking tours. The harvest started with Chardonnay destined for …

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Simonsberg-Paarl wineries shine at the Michelanglo International Wine Awards

It was really interesting to see how well our little Wine-Of-Origin region did at Fridays’ Michelanglo International Wine Awards. We are very proud of the gold medals we received for the Vrede en Lust Jess 2010, Marguerite Chardonnay 2009 plus …

The 9 new Vrede en Lust wines released!

We have recently released a whole range of new wines, some are new vintages of existing lines, while others are new wines to our range. All of these wines are participants in our exciting Carats for Carbon competition where a …