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Attendees vote 4 Vrede en Lust wines as Best Wines on Show at RMB WineX Cape Town 2009!

Today the organizers of RMB WineX in Cape Town announced the results of the attendees votes for their favourite wines – the Best Wines on Show as voted for by the attendees of WineX. This is a great measure of the wine loving public’s view of wines vs that of the wine press or competition […]

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 lucky customer will win a 1.6 carat, brilliant cut diamond! Here are the wines with […]

Susan’s harvest summary

WEATHER CONDITIONS (AND CONSEQUENCES): WINTER 2008: Cold and wet. And wet. And wet. SPRING 2008: Long! Had wet and cool weather up until October and November. NOVEMBER 2008 – JANUARY 2009: A cooler pre-season than previous vintages. HARVEST 2009: In general 10 days behind on most reds. Our whites – Chardonnay and Viognier came in […]

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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 […]