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Come Sit, Stay & Savour Stellenbosch this winter

Sensory Play & Stay Packages to fulfill your Winelands Bucket List
28 July 2014
Stellenbosch Wine Route
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Teaching an old zebra new tricks

The Perdeberg wine range has been radically updated and redesigned. From its original, conservative and rather recessive look, the new label is striking, bold and utterly contemporary.
28 July 2014
Perdeberg Wines
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Bushmans Kloof adds Wilderness Wine Tour to its repertoire of homegrown experiences

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat has introduced a tour of Cederberg Private Cellar to its repertoire of diverse excursions and homegrown experiences on offer to guests.
28 July 2014
Cederberg Private Cellar
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KWV World's Best for Second Successive Year

KWV’s 12 year Barrel Select Brandy was today named Worldwide Best Brandy, winning the 2014 Worldwide Brandy Trophy Award at this year’s prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) awards ceremony in London.
28 July 2014
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Wanted! SA’s Best Wines and Brandies

The South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) is on the lookout for the best wines and brandies South Africa has to offer. The Veritas Awards, a competition synonymous with excellence, is awaiting entries up until August 20. Late entries will be accepted until August 28 (at an increased entry fee).
28 July 2014
Veritas Awards
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Reaching for the Silver Stars With Du Toitskloof Wines

Du Toitskloof Wines from Rawsonville has expanded its commitment to Afrikaans art and culture by becoming the official wine sponsor of kykNET's pioneering Silwerskerm Festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year in Cape Town from 27 to 30 August.
28 July 2014
Du Toitskloof
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Optimum Ripeness: Picking for perfection

Although the impact of terroir and viticultural practices on the quality and style of a wine is widely recognised, the ultimate importance that picking date plays in ensuring that the desired style is attained, is frequently overlooked.
25 July 2014
Elona Hesseling, WineLand
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