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First Quarter Protégé Report – Logan Jooste, 1st year (Viticulture)

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 14:12
GREETINGS FROM ERNIE ELS VINYARDS My first harvest at Ernie Els Wines was an amazing experience. Before this harvest, I have never been in the vineyard during harvest. My mission during harvest...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Clayton Christians, 1st year

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:37
GREETINGS FROM LE RICHÉ WINES My first year as a newly assigned protégé and I was placed at Le Riche wine estate. All the interns including myself started working at our various estates on the...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Mahalia Matshete, 1st year

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 11:48
GREETINGS FROM ERNIE ELS WINES As this is my first harvest as a CWG first year protégé, it is the start of a journey where I’m excited to discover the extraordinary diversity of grape varieties...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Kiara Scott, 1st year

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 11:05
GREETINGS FROM CEDERBERG PRIVATE CELLAR This report will entail a brief overview of my harvest experience at Cederberg Private Cellar. Upon my arrival at Cederberg on the 19th of Jan, I worked...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Rudger van Wyk, 2nd year

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:29
GREETINGS FROM NITIDA Having made the choice last year that I’ll be joining Nitida wine estate this year, and vinify my own wine (Bordeaux white blend), this year was quite a nervous start on...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Rose Kruger, 2nd year

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:49
GREETINGS FROM DE GRENDEL WINES Harvest 2015 started out quite sad and extremely exhilarating both at the same time. One thing I was really fascinated with was learning about De Grendel and its...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Ricardo Cloete, 3rd year

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:43
GREETINGS FROM EDGEBASTON FAMILY VINEYARDS During 23-25 January 2015, I attended the Michael Fridjhon Wine Judging Academy. Here we discussed and tasted wines from all over the world and so my...

First Quarter Protégé Report – Wade Sander, 3rd year

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 15:50
GREETINGS FROM MULLINEUX & LEEU FAMILY WINES For my third and final year of the CWG protégé programme, I decided to join the Swartland based winery ‘Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines’, which...

Cape Winemakers Guild salutes 20 year Nedbank partnership

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 12:19
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Nedbank’s association with the Cape Winemakers Guild and with the dawn of this remarkable milestone, the bank has renewed its longstanding partnership for...

Treasure trove of rare wines at Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 15:20
Embark on a journey of discovery into rare, exceptionally crafted wines at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Showcase to be held in Cape Town on Thursday, 13 August and Johannesburg on...

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