Tag Archives: Malbec

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 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 …

Getting ready to release our first Malbec!

We are just about ready to release our very first single varietal bottling of Vrede en Lust Malbec! We planted the 2ha (5 acre) block of Malbec on decomposing granite soils, high up on Vrede en Lust in 1998 and …

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 …

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 …