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Creation - Fielding exciting new talent

Creation is pleased to welcome their new winemaker, Michael Malan, to their close-knit team. Michael studied at the University of Stellenbosch, gaining a BSc. (Agric) in Viticulture and Viniculture.
22 August 2014
Creation
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Passport to great cellar door offers and bonanza of tastes

The Cellar Door Collection Passport, priced at R120, offers R399 worth of tastings, experiences and discounts at 14 top-name South African cellars.
22 August 2014
Cellar Door Collection
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Heritage Heroes wines featured at Nederburg’s Red Table restaurant

Nederburg is showcasing its gourmet Heritage Heroes wines at The Red Table restaurant with a set menu that's a feast for the senses.
22 August 2014
Nederburg Wines
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Nederburg briefly opens wine library to serve vintage auction wines and gourmet meal

Nederburg is sharing its passion for special tastes and has decided as a rare treat to unlock the inner-most section of its wine cellar for just a short window, so wine lovers get to experience some of its choicest Private Bin vintage connoisseur wines. These are limited editions made for exclusive sale at the Nederburg Auction.
22 August 2014
Nederburg Wines
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Act now if you want the season to be jolly

This seems to be the mid-year message to producers. If you want your product to be desirable in pre-Christmas spending sprees, you should get some endorsements for it ready right now.
20 August 2014
Bertus van Niekerk
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5 things you didn't know about 'Allesverloren' .

Allesverloren is the oldest estate along the Swartland wine route and its history dates back to the 17th Century. It was passed into the hands of the Malan family in 1872 and the fifth generation Malan; Danie Malan is now the estate’s current winemaker and owner..
20 August 2014
wine.co.za
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South African wine needed in Australia

As you know Australia and South East Asia is a huge wine market, and Winestate is your key to getting a “foot in the door” to wine sales. Over 200 SA wines were reviewed by Winestate earlier this year and a special South Africa issue was produced and distributed in 7 countries.
18 August 2014
Peter Jackson
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Sémillon; the wine geek's wine

And still no renaissance?
18 August 2014
Dave March
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