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V&L White Mischief 2011 Styled1

3 new wines for summer!

We have just released 3 new wines for summer 2011/2012. This includes new 2011 vintages of the Sauvignon Blanc from our Casey’s Ridge vineyard in Elgin and the new Viognier from Simonsberg-Paarl. In addition, we are proud to introduce a …

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3 wines in the top 10′s at WineX Cape Town 2011

The results have been released for this year’s Best of Show wines at WineX Cape Town. These are important indicators, as they are the wines voted Best by the attendees of WineX.  They are the good folks who buy wines …

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, …

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 …

VnL JdS Day 2010 Balloons of Dreams

Harvest of Joy: De Savoye Day 5 March 2011

Savoye Day 2010 Grape Stomp EVENT IS SOLD OUT !!! We invite you to join us at the annual Vrede en Lust ‘De Savoye Harvest Festival’ on Saturday 5 March 2011. On De Savoye Day, we celebrate the 2011 grape …

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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 …

Vrede en Lust gets the most votes at RMB WineX Johannesburg 2009!

Vrede en Lust particated in the recent 10th RMB WineX held at the Sandton Convention Centre. We are very proud to announce that our Viognier 2009 was voted at the 3rd best white wine on show by attendees. Overall, Vrede …

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 …

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 …