Tag Archives: Susan

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. …

mog-on-the-pellenc-sorter

Testing the Pellenc Automatic Grape Sorter at Vrede en Lust

Pellenc has been kind enough to use Vrede en Lust as one of its South African test wineries for its exciting new Selectiv Process Winery sorter. When grapes are harvested they come with MOG (matters other than grape) and berries …

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 …