Tag Archives: Susan Wessels

Harves 2010 gets under way!

Etienne and his team was up before sunrise on the 2nd of February to start harvesting the 1st grapes for the Vrede en Lust 2010 harvest. It is our 9th harvest of the modern era at the new winery as …

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 …

Meet our new assistant winemaker!

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Ansone (pronounced An-so-nay) Fourie as our first full-time, assistant winemaker! Ansone is busy completing her second harvest at Vrede en Lust. She graduated with a B.Agric (with Cellar technology) from Elsenburg, …