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Roodezandt causes a sensation

Roodezandt causes a sensation

By being awarded the sought-after Genl Smuts Trophy for the South African champion young wine, Roodezandt underlined the fact that in recent years, Sauvignon Blanc has reigned supreme in this competition. It is the first time, however, that a winning white wine comes...
Good prospects at Goedemoed

Good prospects at Goedemoed

“It is an ideal combination of sharing the natural resources with your fellow humans and good business sense which benefits everyone.” The building of a catchment dam on the grape farm Goedemoed near Vredendal ensures more than sufficient water for new...
A Heritage of Exclusion

A Heritage of Exclusion

Report by Rite Rust, based on conversations with community leaders after a debacle about alcoholism among farm workers and the tot system which is still being blamed for the high occurrence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). “It is a crime to rob someone of a...
Gaining a mighty momentum

Gaining a mighty momentum

The largest single contingent of international wine buyers and journalists ever to visit the Cape, recently flocked to Nederburg for the bi ennial trade exhibition of local wines, Cape Wine 2002. Hosted by Wines of South Africa, it is one of the driving forces of...