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Virtually Attend the Auction by Bidding Online

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 11:03
Live online bidding will make its debut at the 28th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction to be held Spier in the Stellenbosch Winelands on Saturday, 6 October, in a bid to reach new, untapped world...

Star studded 2012 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction line-up

Monday, September 10, 2012 - 14:58
A full house of 52 exceptional wines signified by creativity and great diversity of styles in small volumes, will go under the hammer at the 28th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at Spier in the...

Rare Cape Winemakers Guild Founders Blend signifies 30 years of excellence

Monday, August 6, 2012 - 09:25
A unique commemorative Founders Blend signifying three decades of winemaking excellence crafted by five founding members of the Cape Winemakers Guild which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year,...

Cape Winemakers Guild celebrates 30 years of winemaking excellence

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 16:37
Innovation, benchmarking and the sharing of knowledge spanning three decades of winemaking excellence, is the proud accomplishment of the Cape Winemakers Guild, which celebrates its 30th anniversary...

Philani Shongwe, CWG Protege, About his first harvest as a Protege

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 09:00
When I started working at Paul Cluver I was very lucky to gain some experience in the art of blending. The blends that were still in progress include their top wines  which ate Pinot Noir and...

Heinrich Kulsen, CWG Protege, Reports Back on Harvest 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 09:00
My experience at Ernie Els wines started off with a warm greeting by which Louis Strydom, Klaas (ass winemaker) and I sat down to have breakfast. Louis kindly explained the role that I was going to...

Chandre Petersen - CWG Protege Reports Back

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 09:00
It is a great privilege to work at Nitida along with Bernard Veller and RJ Botha.  I learn so much every day, because everything is done with passion. We started harvesting in January and on 22...

Elmarie Botes - 2012 Harvest and Life as a Protege

Friday, June 1, 2012 - 09:00
The most exciting time in a wine-makers life…Harvesting!! During December 2011 and January 2012 we experienced two heat waves in the Simonsberg area. These heat waves caused stress conditions for the...

Sacha Claassen, CWG Protege, Reports Back

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 09:00
Harvest at De Grendel (+/-450 ton cellar) began on the 24 Jan 2012 and there are a lot of tanks that look really promising. Playing around with the different components and making blends is quite...

Tammy Jeftha, CWG Protege - Harvest 2012 & Life as a Protege

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 09:00
Home is where the Heart is… at Hartenberg. Home is a place where there is love, joy and protection. And that is exactly the atmosphere here at Hartenberg. One really feels at home when you walk...

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